Edward A. LeLacheur Park

Lowell, MA


Hellmuth Obata & Kassabaum, Inc. (HOK)



The City of Lowell wanted to build a stadium for the Division A Lowell Spinners minor league baseball team on a site formerly used as an urban landfill above the banks of the Merrimack River. Below the fill were soft soils and a 72 in. dia. sewer line. This stadium, originally named the Lowell Civic Stadium, consists primarily of one- and two-story structures with a riverwalk integrating the activities of the stadium with the river. SGH was the structural engineer and building enclosure consultant for the 4,670-seat baseball stadium designed by HOK Sport.