The Neighborhood Corner Store

By Mark Fleischer “The corner store has a mythic place in our view of American cities. Mythic because, in most cities, they exist only in…

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Off the Endangered List: The Nineteenth Century Club

Profile #2 in StoryBoard’s look at progress in historic preservation over the last decade HISTORIC PRESERVATION By Charlie Lambert Usually referred to as the Nineteenth…

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Idlewild Presbyterian: A Congregation’s Sense of Place

Cover photo by Fred Toma. NEIGHBORHOOD BOARD Idlewild’s Expansion Affirms Commitment to Community, Once Again By Margot Payne Midtown, Before Midtown When you think of…

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Memphis, What’s Your Midtown?

The 240 and the parkways. East Parkway, Lamar, Bellevue, Jackson. The 240-Vollintine-Hollywood-Southern. Defining Midtown’s geographic borders can be grounds for arguments that never end. No…

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Memphis and Central Gardens During The Preservation Era

Twenty-five years ago, in April of 1993, the Central Gardens Neighborhood gained unanimous approval from the Memphis City Council in becoming the city’s ninth Historic…

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