History

January 1, 1980

The Beginning

Downtown Salisbury, Inc (DSI) was formed.

January 1, 1980
June 1, 1980

Main Street City

Named a “Main Street City” in 1980, DSI follows the “main street approach” to downtown development. This approach marries historic preservation and economic development. There are four key areas: organization, promotion, design and economic restructuring.

June 1, 1980
January 1, 1983

Non-Profit

DSI was incorporated as a 501(c) 3 non-profit.

January 1, 1983
January 1, 2010

Downtown Master Plan

The Downtown Master Plan is a blueprint that is based on over 250 years of rich community heritage. It also reaches forward to embrace the future. The 2010 plan shapes the future of Downtown Salisbury for many years to come.

January 1, 2010
February 1, 2018

Merge With City

DSI operations are brought under the City of Salisbury organization. Staff are now part of the Downtown Development division. The DSI board remains a non-profit.

February 1, 2018
January 1, 1980

40-year Anniversary

Downtown Salisbury, Inc (DSI) was formed forty wonderful years ago.

January 1, 1980