Downtown Salisbury has been named one of the 10 Great Neighborhoods for 2012 by the American Planning Association. The nine other great neighborhoods are Garden District, Baton Rouge, La.; Lower Highlands and Historic Downtown, Fall River, Mass.; Fells Point, Baltimore, Md.; Heritage Hill, Grand Rapids, Mich.; Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia; Cooper-Young, Memphis, Tenn.; Fairmont-Sugar House, Salt Lake City; Beacon Hill, Seattle and Downtown Walla Walla, Walla Walla, Wash.
Salisbury is one of North Carolina’s and the country’s original Main Street communities. Designated in 1980, Salisbury has had tremendous success with downtown revitalization efforts and will be the site for the NC. Main Street Conference in January 2013.
Downtown Salisbury named to top 10 Great Places (Salisbury Post, Oct. 3)