PHOTO GALLERY PHOTOS: YMCA demolition and Salem Peace Mosaic preservation Wondering what's been going on behind the fences surrounding the former downtown Salem YMCA? We took a peek as workers demolish the century-old building. By Rachel Alexander – Salem Reporter December 11, 2019 at 1:58pm Read this article for free. Sign up for a free trial. It’s fast and easy. No credit card needed. Log in if you have a subscription. Want to skip the trial? Subscribe. If you are a human, ignore this field Looks like you already have an account. Log in.