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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NPI Team gets first look at venue for the 2020 Summit: abandoned Northside High School

NPI CONNECTIONS By Mark Fleischer “It’s like they just walked out. Like the rapture came and they just left.” Beth Flanagan, a NPI consultant and…

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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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A Preview of The Central Gardens Home Tour, the Annual Revival & Walk Thru of Midtown History

NEIGHBORHOOD BOARD By Mark Fleischer In mid-1970s Memphis, after two decades of white flight when the physical center of Memphis felt closer to Poplar and…

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SB 30 Episode 21: Talking Historic Restoration with ArchInc’s Valentina Cochran & Chooch Pickard

This week we sat down with Valentina Cochran and Chooch Pickard of ArchInc.* for a lively discussion on historic preservation, restoration and reuse, and about…

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A Garden For The Growth and Future Health Of All

THE CARPENTER ART GARDEN Nestled along a quiet street in Binghampton between Mimosa and Hale avenues is a beautiful, visual example of a “rich, well-cultivated…

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SB 30 Episode 4: An Inspiring Restoration, with Clayborn Temple Executive Director Anasa Troutman

When Anasa Troutman walked into the historic Clayborn Temple, “I could literally hear the building talking to me,” she said. “I knew I was meant…

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