Union Avenue Anthology. Part I, The Plan of Memphis: 1783-1827

A History of Memphis’ Most Maligned Street  “The past is never dead. It’s not even past.” William Faulkner’s famous line, from his 1951 novel Requiem…

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Union Avenue Anthology. Introduction: Whatever Happened to Union Avenue?

A History of Memphis’ Most Maligned Street INTRODUCTION Union Avenue. The very name strikes shudders and grumblings among drivers, pedestrians and business owners alike. Today’s…

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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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