MidtownMemphis.org sets out to improve a neglected corner at Avalon and Madison

A popular strip mall on one side, a vast parking lot for the ever-popular Cash Saver on the other. Murphy’s Pub on one corner, the…

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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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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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