Beale Street: Home of … a Neighborhood

NEIGHBORHOOD BOARD Today’s neon Home of the Blues district was once a thriving Memphis neighborhood By Tiara Campbell Beale Street is the Home of the…

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Opportunity Zones: Good for Distressed Memphis Communities or an Opportunity for the Rich?

URBAN DESIGN REVIEW BOARD By Austin McLellan Select areas in Memphis and Shelby County are open for business as federal Opportunity Zones. The Opportunity Zone…

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The Universal Life Insurance Building: Designing a Better Memphis

“I can only surmise that the founders of Universal Life wanted to make a statement.” Juan Self, Self + Tucker Architects By Margot Payne “To…

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SB30 Episode 17: The New Season at the Halloran, with Ron Jewell and Mark Edgar Stuart

In this week’s episode, host Mark Fleischer sat down with Ron Jewell, Halloran Centre VP of Operations, and Mark Edgar Stuart, Memphis musician and singer-songwriter,…

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‘ANARCHY IN MEMPHIS’ Looking Back At The Infamous 1978 Fire (and Police) Department Strikes

1978. Forty-one years ago this summer the Memphis Fire Department Strike left over 200 structures in ruins. To hear witnesses, journalists and historians recall it,…

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SB 30 Episode 12: Discussing “Newman to Now” with Emily Cohen & Gary Walpole

We’ve all seen them. In the back dining room of the Arcade Restaurant, behind a bookshelf at Burkes Books, and in coffee shops, lobbies and…

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A Renovation Worth Its Dough in Honoring A Former Use

11 West Huling “A building of such pleasing architectural quality and dignity as would not only be a source of pride to its directors, stockholders…

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Skyline Reflections Old and New

Landmarks Lost and Revived Memphis has about the most arcane, varied city skylines anywhere. Composed of half a dozen true high-rise buildings and a few…

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