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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Off the Endangered List: The Nineteenth Century Club

Profile #2 in StoryBoard’s look at progress in historic preservation over the last decade HISTORIC PRESERVATION By Charlie Lambert Usually referred to as the Nineteenth…

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Off the Endangered List: A Decade of Progress in Historic Preservation

As we close out 2019, we take a look back at the historic structures that have been saved and repurposed since the dire days, post-2008…

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Off the Endangered List: The Hotel Chisca

Profile #1 in StoryBoard’s look at progress in historic preservation over the last decade HISTORIC PRESERVATION By Gordon Alexander Located at the corner of Martin…

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A Congregation’s Sense of Place

Cover photo by Fred Toma. NEIGHBORHOOD BOARD Idlewild’s Expansion Affirms Commitment to Community, Once Again By Margot Payne Midtown, Before Midtown When you think of…

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I. The Preservation Era Arrives, Finally, In Memphis

Part I: The Slums & White Flight PRESERVATION BOARD By Mark Fleischer “We’re late. There’s not much left to save. There has been a great…

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