Working group participation in City of Salem’s Downtown Renewal Plan update, successfully adopted by City Council.
Major committee effort on behalf of St. Joseph’s Church.
Historic Salem Jail- After 20 years of advocacy the Jail is now home to law-abiding residents and a restaurant.
Reuse of the former Elks Lodge, 17 North Street - This successful project solidifies this edge of the McIntire Historic District and completes the renovation of this section of North Street. It has a positive impact on the neighboring Nathaniel Bowditch House, a National Registered Landmark and headquarters of Historic Salem, Inc.
Sundays in September Walking Tours – 2010: South Salem
Preservation of the Central Houseportion of Old Salem News Building.
Homeowners workshop– 2009 topic “Greening your Historic Home.”
Sundays in September Walking Tours– 2009: “Northfields – The Houses and Garden Cemeteries of North Salem.”
HSI preserved the Bowditch House at 9 North Street
HSI established the Most Endangered Historic Resources Program
HSI launched the House History and Plaque program. The first plaque granted was to 120-122 Federal Street.
In June, the HSI board of Directors voted to buy and restore the Pickman House
HSI members, led by board member Libby Reardon, began lobbying effort to save the Narbonne House which abuts the Salem Maritime National Historic Site
On March 6th, the HSI Board votes to acquire the Cook (Bowditch) House for $11,500
Historic Salem Inc was founded
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