The city shared additional details about the proposed development for what is referred to as Block 50, which includes 230 apartments, 15% of them affordable, and hopes for a grocery store.
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An empty storefront downtown on Commercial Street and an adjoining lot opening on Electric Alley will be redeveloped into 16 apartments with two stores.
Tim Marinello is a licensed locksmith will soon be the new owner of Clyde’s Lock and Safe. The downtown storefront on State Street has been there for more than 70 years.
Salem’s urban renewal agency wants developers to weigh in with a plan for the vacant lots that once housed the Union Gospel Mission and Saffron Supply Co.
Hundreds of apartments are under construction in Salem’s core, along with several projects to add new stores and businesses. Here’s a guide to what’s underway.
Following direction from the Salem City Council, city staff are planning for a shift to paid parking on downtown streets and dropping a tax for local businesses.
Since 1935, the downtown business has seen technology come and go, watched families grow up and helped its neighbors during the pandemic. Owners Colleen and Kip Henery will close the store for good on April 28.
Business leaders said a second hotel in the downtown core will allow Salem to attract conventions and events currently constrained by a lack of available space for travelers to stay.
The land, now owned by the city of Salem, is slated for redevelopment with a mix of commercial uses and affordable housing.
The developer behind Fork Forty is turning the historic downtown building into a mix of upstairs apartments and street-level businesses.