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Downtown Salisbury makes the APA’s 2012 “Great Neighborhoods” list

Posted on 4 Oct 2012 by Justin Ruckman

A Rowan County city is recognized by a major nationwide organization.

Downtown Salisbury is a “Best Neighborhood” 2012 according to the American Planning Association. The the APA says the small city delivers a unique experience for both visitors and residents.

The city and its planning director, Joe Morris, are getting recognized for working hard to preserve Salisbury’s historic buildings and character, all the while finding modern uses for some long abandoned structures.

Morris say the city was hit hard by the recession, but that officials, residents and businesses have worked hard to overcome the slow downturn. Those who live in Salisbury seem to agree.

Read more at the Observer & WCNC, at the Charlotte Business Journal, and see the full report over at the APA’s website.

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