DSI Information

Downtown Salisbury's Masterplan

Adopted by Downtown Salisbury, Inc.and the City of Salisbury in 2010, theDowntown Salisbury Master Plan is a blueprint that is based on over 250 years of rich community heritage but reaches forward to embrace the future. Seven dynamic goals with implementable strategies define this plan. Modeled after the 2001 plan which painted a vision that resulted in over $51 million in investment, the 2010 plan promises to help Salisbury retain that rich heritage and build a lively, sustainable community and become the kind of city where citizens are proud to live and visitors long to call home. Representing the collective wisdom and foresight of hundreds of residents, the 2010 plan will shape the future of Downtown Salisbury for many years to come.

Master Plan Map (PDF - 4.6 MB)

Master Plan Details (PDF - 4.8 MB)

Downtown Salisbury, Inc. New Business Information Packet (PDF -  3.6 MB)

About Downtown Salisbury Inc.

  • Formed in 1980 and incorporated as a 501(c) 3 non-profit in 1983, Downtown Salisbury, Inc. (DSI) is one of North Carolina’s most successful downtown redevelopment corporations. DSI is governed by a 19 member Board of Directors.
  • Named a “Main Street City” in 1980, DSI follows the “Main Street Approach” to downtown redevelopment, an approach which marries historic preservation and economic development using four key areas: Organization, Promotion, Design, and Economic Restructuring
    • The mission of DSI is as follows:
    • “Downtown Salisbury, Inc. will promote, enhance and manage the development of the central business district in a manner which will make the district the economic, governmental, social and cultural center of Rowan County. We will address the needs of impacting neighborhoods and businesses within and adjacent to the Municipal Service District. We will accomplish the above by promoting activity in economic restructuring, design, promotions, and building partnerships.”

Downtown Salisbury, Inc.


Board of Directors
2014-2015

          

President

Mark Lewis

 

Fidelity Bank

 

Vice President

Mike Fuller

 

Innes Street Drug

 

Secretary

Greg Anderson

 

Salisbury Post

 

Treasurer

John Ketner

 

Rowan Investment Corporation

 

City Staff

Janet Gapen

 

City of Salisbury

 

HSF Director

 Brian Davis

 

Historic Salisbury Foundation

 

City Council

Brian Miller

 

BB&T

 

EDC Director

Robert Van Geons

 

RowanWORKS

 

Chamber Director

Elaine Spalding

 

Rowan County Chamber of Commerce

 

CVB Director

James Meacham

 

Rowan County Convention & Visitors Bureau

 

At-Large

Eric Phillips

 

Skinney Wheels Bike Shop

 

At-Large

Judy Howard

 

Uncle Buck's

 

At-Large

Tim Proper

 

F&M Bank

 

At-Large

Joe Morris

 

LandTrust for Central NC

 

At-Large

Rick Parker

 

Novant Health Rowan Medical Center

 

At-Large

Shawn Campion

 

Integro Technologies

 

At-Large

Rhodes Woolly

 

St. John's Lutheran Church

 

At-Large

Pam Hylton Coffield

 

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