SB 30 Episode 57: Home Tour ‘Detour’ with Central Garden’s Nancy Knight

“The Central Gardens Home & Garden Tour is an anticipated event every fall, we’ve been doing it annually for (40+) years, and it’s something that…

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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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Early History of The “U Club”

At the intersections of Cleveland Street, Central Avenue and Lamar Avenue, just outside of the Central Garden’s official western border, resides a neighborhood anchor and…

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Central Gardens’ Historic Inventory to be Updated for a New Decade

A long-overdue update to the National Historic Register for the Central Gardens Historic District to begin in 2020 HISTORIC NEIGHBORHOOD PRESERVATION By Mark Fleischer “I…

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A Preview of The Central Gardens Home Tour, the Annual Revival & Walk Thru of Midtown History

NEIGHBORHOOD BOARD By Mark Fleischer In mid-1970s Memphis, after two decades of white flight when the physical center of Memphis felt closer to Poplar and…

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“This Gracious Neighborhood”

As a follow-up to both the Neighborhood Improvement Plan and the establishment of the Memphis Landmarks Commission in 1975, the city embarked on a survey…

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