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…Read More Union Avenue Anthology. Introduction: Where have you gone, Union Avenue?
Leave it to Memphis to be a city where gas stations are a frequent topic for cocktail party conversations. Ask twelve people their thoughts about…Read More Bluff City or Pump City? Memphis Gas Station Zoning
This article originally appeared in Volume I, Issue II of StoryBoard Memphis Quarterly in March 2022. Few roads in the United States could be described as “iconic.”…Read More Focus On Cities: Summer Avenue Complete Streets Study
The First Comprehensive Plan The previous article on the history of Memphis from its founding in 1819 in our last issue set the stage for…Read More A Little Late, But Vital
Public Draft of Memphis 3.0 Comprehensive Plan Released After two years, nearly 200 public meetings and events, and engagement of over 15,000 residents, the City of Memphis…Read More In Our Third Century, A Plan That Builds Up On Neighborhood Strengths