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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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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