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TELL US: How Will the St. Joe's Redevelopment Affect Salem?

Do you agree with the project? Do you disagree with it? What will it do to the area? Tell us here.

TELL US: How Will the St. Joe's Redevelopment Affect Salem?


Earlier today, that has begun on the old St. Joseph's Church on Lafayette Street courtesy of William Legault.

, the demolition and building process is finally beginning for the developer, The Planning Office for Urban Affairs of the Archdiocese of Boston.

When all is said and done, there will be a new structure that will A retail space and a community meeting area will also be included, according to the Salem News.

There's been lots of talk about this lot over the years — from its historical value to safety issues — and is finally moving, we want to know what you think the implications of this project are.

Do you agree with this project? Do you disagree with it? What do you think the St. Joe's redevelopment will do for Salem, if anything?

Let us know in the comments.

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