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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The story of the windows: Call for artists to depict the Clayborn’s 1968 story in stained glass

The Clayborn Temple is set to interview artists to depict historic 1968 Sanitation Strike in the temple’s stained glass – Info session Feb. 8, sketches…

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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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