Architects: DOWL, Jiri Strasky
- Area : 813 m²
- Year : 2018
Salem: The Latest Architecture and News
Peter Courtney Minto Island Bicycle and Pedestrian Bridge / Jiri Strasky + DOWL
Ennead Architects Breaks Ground on Expansion of the United States' Oldest Museum
Ennead Architects has broken ground on the construction of an addition to the Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) in Salem, Massachusetts, the country’s oldest continuously operating museum (since 1799).
The expansion project includes a new 40,000 square foot wing and 17,500 square feet of renovation to adjacent structures. Upon completion, total gallery space will be increased by 15% for a total of 100,000 square feet, making the Peabody Essex into one of the top 20 art museums in the country.
Salem Harbor Station / COOKFOX
The Salem Harbor Station, built between 1948 and 1951, is a coal fired power station which occupies a 65-acre site in Salem, Massachusetts. One of the region’s dirtiest coal- and oil-burning power generators, the 748 megawatt station sits within the historical maritime hub of Salem’s waterfront. The facility is topped by three towering smokestacks that pierce the skyline, and can be seen from many parts of Salem as well as the neighboring communities of Beverly and Marblehead.
Learn more about the station's transformation after the break...