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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Lamar Avenue Rezoning, Neighborhood Revitalization

Planning leaders discuss the rezoning of this auto-centric corridor and new approaches to improving livability along major commercial thoroughfares like Lamar, including Summer and Union…

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SB 30 Episode 56: The fate of the Highland Heights United Methodist Church

Our conversation with Dane Forlines and Fred Morton Feature photo courtesy of Brantley Ellzey “Private wealth and public poverty . . . the notion is…

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Union Avenue Anthology. Part I, The Plan of Memphis: 1783-1827

A History of Memphis’ Most Maligned Street  “The past is never dead. It’s not even past.” William Faulkner’s famous line, from his 1951 novel Requiem…

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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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SB 30 Episode 52: Developments, new construction during the pandemic, with ArchInc’s Chooch Pickard

“The first obvious one that will be effected for quite some time is office space. Employers and employees are realizing a lot of work can…

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The new Memphis Innovation Corridor: Virtual public meetings & public input thru June 30

The City of Memphis and the Memphis Area Transit Authority (MATA) have unveiled the proposed plans for the new Memphis Innovation Corridor, a bus rapid…

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