Dulaney’s Districts: Normal Station

Dulaney’s Districts Putting neighborhoods on the National Register is an exhaustive, dedicated process. In this special series, the keeper of the Memphis Heritage Historic Properties…

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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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Boxtown: The Land of Broken Promises

FORGOTTEN NEIGHBORHOODS By Aubrey Ford, Phoebe Weinman & Walker Weinman Mrs. Alma Adams, 76, was still going without indoor plumbing. She had to walk through…

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Soaring Past Dogwood Drive

By Ron Buck Stuart slipped into the mineral room and switched on the black light’s ultraviolet rays. The jagged, translucent, crystalline forms in the display instantly glowed…

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Top 10 Code Violators Map | EXPLAINED

WHOThe Memphis Blight Elimination Steering Team is comprised of 30+ non-profits, governmental, and private organizations committed to eliminating the high concentration of blighted properties in…

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NPI and UofM to Host Third Annual SCEMA Program

The Strategic Code Enforcement Management Academy (SCEMA) is an educational enterprise to build the capacity of leaders engaged in the making, administering and enforcing of…

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Law Student Attorneys Aid City in Addressing Problem Properties

In our first Community Development Law Corner piece, we highlighted the complex web of legal ills that so often causes a property to devolve into…

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