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Downtown's families at home in urban lifeRead Article

Downtown may be an unconventional choice for life with children, but these families are attracted to the home-without-boundaries that is Memphis' urban core. 

Building a village: The growing trend of mixed-use developmentsRead Article

With an eye on flexibility and livability, Memphis real estate professionals continue to turn toward mixed-use developments. Successful local projects are proving the city's mindset on mixed use is shifting, and more could be on the way.

The long view: A look back at Harbor Town's first 25 yearsRead Article

As recently as 1988, Harbor Town was a scrubby sandbar in the Mississippi River. Today, it’s a thriving community of over 3,000 people, a haven for cyclists and pedestrians, and a test tube for city planners. What can Memphis learn from this neo-traditional neighborhood in the shadow of ...

Mud Island propsal promises redevelopmentRead Article

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Harbor Town was conceived in the early 1990s as an experiment in New Urbanism and has since become an international benchmark for community building. To create a town-square feel in a bustling urban center, small shops and cafes were nestled close between stately homes and walkability made key. Today, more than 5,000 people call this once-vacant sandbar home. And while the beautiful homes, convenient shopping, and local eateries are big draws, Harbor Town’s best feature is arguably its stunning views of the Mississippi River from the 1.5 mile-long Greenbelt Park.

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Downtown's families at home in urban life

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Mud Island propsal promises redevelopment

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New things coming for Miss Cordelia's in Harbor Town

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New partnership connects the City and students to fight blight

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CVB teams with Google to map Memphis

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Memphis-Shelby County lands gold sustainability status

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Building a village: The growing trend of mixed-use developments

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