Reimagining the Highland Heights United Methodist Church: The Heights CDC now accepting design proposals

Design proposals due by Friday, February 26, 2020 Standing at the northwest corner of Summer & Highland is the former Highland Heights United Methodist Church…

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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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De-Listed = De-Struction: Investment in the Pinch Must Utilize What’s Left of Its Past

Just one more demolition threatens the entire district – and the investments of developers eligible for tax credits waiting to improve or stabilize their properties.…

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Vollintine-Evergreen seeks landmark designation to preserve its unique history and aesthetic

Feature image: A Craftsman Bungalow-style home with ornate spiral pillars in Vollintine-Evergreen. VECA is seeking a landmarks designation for the V&E area to preserve its…

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MidtownMemphis.org: We Oppose a ‘Transitional Home Use’ for 1309, 1317 and 1319 Jackson Avenue

MidtownMemphis.org supports Six Midtown neighborhood organizations that stand in opposition of a proposal that “does not conform with Memphis 3.0 recommendations” MidtownMemphis.org is in support…

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Still Gathering Feedback: MPO’s “Walk & Roll,” Interactive Bike/Ped Map

Memphis’ Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) has released an interactive map designed to invite and gather public input on a master plan for safe bicycle transportation…

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Opportunity Zones: Good for Distressed Memphis Communities or an Opportunity for the Rich?

URBAN DESIGN REVIEW BOARD By Austin McLellan Select areas in Memphis and Shelby County are open for business as federal Opportunity Zones. The Opportunity Zone…

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Brief History of Riverside Drive in Historic Photos

Before Tom Lee Park, Riverside Drive evolved from an unstable bank along the bluff in the 1930s to a scenic drive – “a fresh beautiful…

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