Thorndike Exchange
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About This Project

Thorndike Exchange

Lowell, MA

Thorndike Exchange consisted of two phases: the first phase was a renovation to the existing five-story mill building and the second phase includes a new seven-story addition. Mixed use space including 43,865 SF commercial space, 14,300 SF common space, 17,000 SF leasing/amenity space, and 118 housing units. There are two restaurants, including Salvatore’s, an Italian chain founded by Lupoli.


Phase 1:
Number of Units: 65
Project SF: 129,000
21,900 SF commercial space
11,100 SF common space
7,000 SF amenity

Phase 2:
Number of Units: 75

Total Project SF:


Property Website:
Paul & Niki Tsongas Preservation Award Info:
PRISM Award Info:





September 12, 2019, Merrimack Valley Magazine
LIVE. PLAY. WORK. Thorndike Exchange and Sal Lupoli’s Bold Plan

June 2, 2019, Lowell Sun
Rundown to glitzy

May 14, 2018, Lowell Sun
More than a walkway. A transformation

January 19, 2017, High-Profile
LRTA Awards GTC $1.9M Pedestrian Walkway Project

September 13, 2016, Lowell Sun
Key city board approves Thorndike Exchange project

March 22, 2016, Lowell Sun
CUBE 3 – ‘Iconic’ Vision Unveiled For Thorndike Mill In Lowell

January 16, 2014, Lowell Sun
Lowell planners find Comfort in sale of dilapidated mill site to Lupoli Companies



Renderings © FTG & NEOSCAPE

Architecture, Residential
Architecture, Lowell, Residential, Restaurant, Thorndike Mill