The Sacred and the Vulnerable in the Clayborn Temple

Clayborn Reborn From the Archives: Originally published in May, 2019 By Margot Payne Sometimes it takes decay, or the near total loss of a tangible…

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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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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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Painted & Tainted: A primer on why painting exposed brick is often a No-No

Also, solid advice for homeowners on alternatives to painting brick when that newer brick doesn’t quite match the older By Mark Fleischer One is painted…

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SB 30 Episode 40: The Future of the Mid-South Coliseum, with Marvin Stockwell and Chooch Pickard of the Coliseum Coalition

Is 2020 the year when we will see an indoor event in the Mid-South Coliseum? The Coliseum has been empty since 2006, when “Memphis was…

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Central Gardens’ Historic Inventory to be Updated for a New Decade

A long-overdue update to the National Historic Register for the Central Gardens Historic District to begin in 2020 HISTORIC NEIGHBORHOOD PRESERVATION By Mark Fleischer “I…

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Off the Endangered List: The Clayborn Temple

Profile #4 in StoryBoard’s look at progress in historic preservation over the last decade HISTORIC PRESERVATION By Charlie Lambert In 2015, the historic and deteriorating…

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Off the Endangered List: The Tennessee Brewery, Saved by Suds

Profile #3 in StoryBoard’s look at progress in historic preservation over the last decade HISTORIC PRESERVATION By Gordon Alexander It could be said that it…

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