Neighborhood Traffic Calming
Our goal is to work with the city to manage vehicular traffic in our neighborhood in ensure compliance with posted signs and promote the safety of citizens of all ages in our neighborhood.
We support the city’s desire to offer more affordable housing but we work to ensure that this is done in a way that offers safe housing that supports the quality of life in Salem.
St. James School
This property is slated to be developed into a mix of senior and low-income housing. We continue to work with the developer, Northshore Community Development Corporation (NSCDC), to create a property that meets the needs of the intended population and those of the Federal Street neighborhood.
DEVELOPMENT ON BRIDGE STREET
FSNA advocates development of Bridge Street as outlined in the North River Canal Corridor Master Plan. We support development that meets community needs, is compliant with zoning and does not negatively impact the quality of life or property values in the Federal Street neighborhood.
DEVELOPMENT OF THE HACKER SCHOOL
A historic property on Flint Street between Federal and Bridge streets that is for sale and development.
DEVELOPMENT OF THE GATEWAY CENTER
This is the large parcel of land on Bridge Street and North Street. It is the site of a former Sylvania Electric building. The site is currently being used as a staging area for sidewalk and road construction on Bridge Street between Lowell and Flint streets. There have been many proposals to develop this land. We have worked to protect properties on lower Federal Street and the neighborhood.
SALEM GATEWAY PROJECT
- This is a large project at the Route 114 entrance to Salem that includes three parcels:
- County Commissioners Building at 32 Federal Street,
- Salem Superior Court Building at 34 Federal Street and
- Crescent-shaped municipal parking lot at 252 Bridge Street alongside the MBTA station
As this large project abuts our neighborhood and will impact our neighborhood visually and due to potential parking overflow, FSNA is monitoring and engaging in design meetings with the intent to protect our neighborhood.