Bell Tower Green Park gets go ahead in second pass

SALISBURY — After a divided discussion about the Bell Tower Green project at its November meeting, the city’s Historic Preservation Commission was provided with details on the materials to be used and given enough assurances by the developers that the board approved the plan Thursday night.  Architecture firm LandDesign described the materials and answered questions…

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10 to Watch in 2019: Bell Tower Green

A gathering space for the community is the goal of the Bell Tower Green project. A portion of “A History of Rowan County, North Carolina” mentions the need for a downtown Salisbury park, calling it a place “where the inhabitants might resort at will … and refresh themselves by breathing the pure air that comes…

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Historic Preservation Commission gives OK to downtown park, but requests more information

By Liz Moomey SALISBURY — After a lengthy discussion about the historical appropriateness and features of the Bell Tower Green project, the city’s Historic Preservation Commission has approved most of the near-final plan for the downtown park. Project leader Jason Walser and LandDesign representatives Beth Poovey, Josie Bulla and Jeff Mis discussed the architecture and landscape…

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Exploring Pops’ future location: the Bell Tower Green

When Jason Walser takes the Bell Tower Green show on the road, so to speak, he often starts out with an aerial photograph of downtown Salisbury. It reveals a beautifully built environment, Walser says. But there’s no river, no mountains, not a lot of trees, not a lot of green space. Period. Bell Tower Green…

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New Year celebration at the Bell Tower rings in 2018

SALISBURY — A chilling wave of arctic air swept over Rowan County on Sunday, but it didn’t stop local residents from ringing in the New Year — literally. Vivian Koontz, city parks and recreation programmer, estimates that this is the fifth or sixth year the City of Salisbury has played host to New Year’s at…

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