SB 30 Episode 50: A park for all Memphians, with Overton Park Conservancy’s Tina Sullivan

“It becomes an equity issue. We can’t forget that for a very long time there was a large segment of the population that was excluded…

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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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Memphis 3.0 Comprehensive Plan honored by American Planning Association as nation’s best for 2020

Memphis 3.0, the City of Memphis’s first comprehensive plan for growth since 1981, has been selected by the American Planning Association for the prestigious Daniel…

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Registration continues for this year’s ‘virtual’ Neighborhood Summit, May 1st

Registration is open – Register below The Neighborhood Preservation Summit is a semiannual event (every 18 months) hosted by the Blight Elimination Steering Team (BEST)…

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The Neighborhood Corner Store

By Mark Fleischer “The corner store has a mythic place in our view of American cities. Mythic because, in most cities, they exist only in…

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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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SB 30 Episode 37: Talking Healthy, Walkable Places with Dane Forlines of The Heights

“The Heights has about ten percent of Memphis’ vacant and blighted structures. Addressing this was identified as a priority, but what was realized was that…

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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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What do we mean when we talk about “Walkability?”

By Dane Forlines with StoryBoard’s Urban Design Review Board If your spell checker is like mine, “walkability” will usually be underscored with a squiggly red…

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