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Historic preservation group considers 10 applications for historic district projects

The Salisbury Historic Preservation Commission will consider 10 applications Thursday for certificates of appropriateness for projects in the city’s historic districts.
The commission meets at 5:15 p.m. Thursday at City Hall, 217 S. Main St.
The agenda includes the following projects:
– The city of Salisbury wants to install a granite planter on the sidewalk in front of City Hall. The planter will hold the “Salisbury Sister Cities” History and Art Trail bronze marker, which is currently in the sidewalk.
Flagpoles will be installed on either side of the planter.
– Piedmont Players has submitted revised plans for its Fisher Street Theater at 135 E. Fisher St.
– Robert A. Crum and Cherie L. Turner have asked to install a sun mosaic panel measuring 3 feet high by 30 inches wide on the left side of the building at 116 E. Council St.
– First Presbyterian Church wants to replace wood column bases on the south side of the building with Fiberglas.
– Dale Higbee of 412 S. Ellis St. looks to remove a magnolia tree in his front yard and replace it with a shade tree.
– Gianni and Mona Moscardini of 329 S. Church St. want to erect a wooden privacy fence in their back yard.
– Edward M. Tompkins of 629 S. Fulton St. looks to improve his rear deck.
– Ron and Barbara Buffaloe of 204 S. Ellis St. want to remove a garage.
– First Bank will look to replace the existing shutters on its building at 215 W. Innes St.
– Tony and JoAnn Hoty want to remove fir trees next to their garage at 229 S. Long St.

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