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…
“I want StoryBoard to be a sanctuary. A respite from everything we see daily on the news and from the vitriol of FaceBook. However you…View More Memphis, My Blog Is Still Alive!
(A version of this appears in the Central Gardens January Newsletter ) 2017 marks the 50th anniversary of the Central Gardens Neighborhood Association. And for their…View More Central Gardens’ History – Celebrating Fifty Years as a Neighborhood Association
What Makes Memphis, Memphis? “StoryBoard uses collaborative storytelling to continually ask the central question: What Makes Memphis, Memphis? In re-examining Memphis’ glorious and painful pasts,…View More Welcome to StoryBoard Memphis
(in progress) The last week of November marked the first public steps in Memphis3.0, the initiative to develop Memphis’ first comprehensive city plan since 1981,…View More Memphis 3.0 Community Rallies
(in progress) There are institutions and then there are faces of institutions, and the face of Memphis Heritage is June West. In fact, one almost…View More Preserving Memphis and Her Heritage
“Madison is one of the last, walkable streets of its kind that we have left.” That’s what June West of Memphis Heritage told me when…View More The Battle For The Street
All over the country, and the world, people have unique and personal connections to their cities, their neighborhoods. Their connections are often surface-level. Maybe it’s…View More My Own Private Memphis