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Progress Continues on the Historic Albany Carousel

With sights set on an end of July opening, progress of the construction of the Historic Albany Carousel continues seamlessly in downtown Albany. Most recently, the Dentzel Carousel pole, a  restored 1909 mechanism donated by the Dentzel family, was moved into its new final home, the center of the structure, on Saturday, May 13. To stay […]

Albany Carousel Ground Breaking

Carousel Holds Groundbreaking

Published by the Albany Democrat Herald Written by Kyle Odegard for the Albany Democrat Herald Mayor Sharon Konopa said she’d never seen so many people at a ceremonial groundbreaking, but the turnout was understandable. After all, the Historic Carousel & Museum is seen by many officials and other residents as a project that will rejuvenate […]

Courthouse Square

Courthouse Square Remediation

Downtown Salem’s Courthouse Square, which opened in 2000, closed in 2010 due to under-designed and compromised structural systems. The Courthouse Square complex is the main hub for the Cherriots public transit system featuring a four lane bus mall, and home to Salem Area Mass Transit, Hatfield Plaza, and several Marion County government offices. The complex […]