From Amy Bisson . . .
This is the part of Merrimack Street, referred to by some as the “Missing Tooth”. The outline of what used to be fairly glows on the wall of the adjacent building, and while the fence facing Merrimack Street does a decent job of hiding the parking lot located behind, lack of a building or something more purposeful does seem to impact the streetscape of this section of Merrimack. Jeff Speck targeted this lot for improvement in the Lowell Plan Report (Link here and then see Section 9.1, Page 85).