Lamar Avenue Rezoning, Neighborhood Revitalization

Planning leaders discuss the rezoning of this auto-centric corridor and new approaches to improving livability along major commercial thoroughfares like Lamar, including Summer and Union…

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Home Tour Detour: Hidden gems in Central Gardens

“Selfie” homes help highlight the neighborhood’s diverse architectural styles, hidden gems and landmarks alike Jim Williamson, in his introduction to the neighborhood’s architectural guide Central…

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Home Tour Detour: Central Gardens goes digital for 2020

‘Tour Detour’ dials back into a rich archive for a clever, ‘selfie’-guided way to enjoy the neighborhood’s historic homes beginning Sunday, September 13 and running…

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Union Avenue Anthology. Part I, The Plan of Memphis: 1783-1827

A History of Memphis’ Most Maligned Street  “The past is never dead. It’s not even past.” William Faulkner’s famous line, from his 1951 novel Requiem…

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Union Avenue Anthology. Introduction: Whatever Happened to Union Avenue?

A History of Memphis’ Most Maligned Street INTRODUCTION Union Avenue. The very name strikes shudders and grumblings among drivers, pedestrians and business owners alike. Today’s…

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