The Edge District

Art galleries in unexpected spaces portray fresh perspectives of MemphisRead Article

“All of these galleries are truly reflective of their community,” said Whitney Hardy, founder and executive director of Young Arts Patrons. “They’re not just there because they found cheaper rent and moved in. They’re tied to the community, and they invest in their ...

Art gallery for marginalized artists illustrates homelessnessRead Article

An art gallery in the up-and-coming Edge District is filled with art created by Memphians experiencing poverty and homelessness. 
Sun Studio

Local artisan market to open in the Edge DistrictRead Article

The Edge Alley, located adjacent to High Cotton Brewing Co. on Madison Avenue will include a coffee roaster and coffee bar as well as four retail spaces for local artisans. 
Wiffle Ball field

Larger than the Lorraine: Local Black history museums you haven't heard ofRead Article

Hyper-local museums run by Memphians bring a personal angle to the dominant narrative of the city's fight for civil rights.
A March 9 gathering to introduce the Edge district's latest art installation. The inside of the H*Art Gallery in Memphis, located at 645 Marshall Ave. Works on display are for sale as well as handcrafted items and prints.
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A relatively small sliver of a neighborhood situated between the Medical District and Downtown Core, the Edge is anchored by the historic Sun Studios to the east and the Redbird’s AutoZone Park to the west. Many of its industrial buildingss have been converted to studios and craft spaces, and the area is increasingly attracting new businesses, including the Trolley Stop Market, Evelyn & Olive, High Cotton Brewery and Mutt Island Dog Daycare. Recent placemaking efforts have focused on walkability with beautification of streetscapes and crosswalks in the area.

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HuffPost, High Ground News & MLK50 to discuss economic inequality in Memphis

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New public speaker series to address importance of urban planning

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Ghost signs show Memphis commerce of days long gone

Feature StoryDr. Steven Euler, right, sets up an appointment with a caller's primary care doctor for further care.

New 9-1-1 initiatives seek to alleviate demands of nonemergency calls

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Memphis 3.0 event maps early progress

Innovation & Job NewsAn exhibit at 600 Monroe Ave. is the first in an exhibition series among rotating galleries in the Edge district.

Local artisan market to open in the Edge District

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Art gallery for marginalized artists illustrates homelessness