‘It’s Too Late to Tinker’ With Expressway Route

In the year of its 50th anniversary, a look back at the headlines, development and lingering aftermath of the epic, 1971 Citizens to Preserve Overton…

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Your Memphis Memories: ‘It’s Too Late To Tinker’ With Expressway Route

Feature image from the Memphis Press-Scimitar editorial page on March 7, 1968, three years before the Supreme Court decision (Memphis Public Library) The focal point…

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Thru Nov. 30, Overton Park Conservancy seeks public input with park’s east side “Zone 1” planning effort

This month, the Overton Park Conservancy (OPC) is asking for public input as the group continues the comprehensive planning effort that began in 2018. “It’s…

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MidtownMemphis.org announces virtual Wednesday “Happy Hour” 2020 MOJO Awards

Annual Mojo of Midtown Awards kicks off Sept. 30 with virtual happy hours to ‘maximize the mojo’ Updated from the February, 2020 announcement The annual…

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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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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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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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