‘It’s Too Late to Tinker’ With Expressway Route

In the year of its 50th anniversary, a look back at the headlines, development and lingering aftermath of the epic, 1971 Citizens to Preserve Overton…

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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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Thru Nov. 30, Overton Park Conservancy seeks public input with park’s east side “Zone 1” planning effort

This month, the Overton Park Conservancy (OPC) is asking for public input as the group continues the comprehensive planning effort that began in 2018. “It’s…

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SB 30 Episode 50: A park for all Memphians, with Overton Park Conservancy’s Tina Sullivan

“It becomes an equity issue. We can’t forget that for a very long time there was a large segment of the population that was excluded…

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A Decades-Long Gift From Central Gardens

Last December the Central Gardens communications committee sat down to discuss how they might honor the upcoming 2017 year, which would mark the 50th anniversary…

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