Broad Avenue Arts District

Originally the main street of the Binghampton township, Broad Avenue served as the major commercial thoroughfare for the Binghampton neighborhood until the early-2000s extension of Sam Cooper Boulevard rerouted the street’s heavy traffic and shuttered most of its once-successful businesses. Beginning in the late 2000s, a concerted effort was made to reimagine the area as a thriving arts and entertainment district. Today’s Broad Avenue, which is classified as Memphis' first mixed-use district, is a hotspot of artisan shops, nightlife and some of the city’s best eats and drinks with a focus on the local.

Feature StoryBroad Ave

Broad Avenue's future tied to Binghampton


Feature StoryCourtesy of Collage Dance Collective

Diversity in dance


Development NewsMary Claire White outside of her new Broad Avenue store, Falling Into Place

New openings for first-time store owners


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Changing the way we get around


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Memphis entrepreneurs know their neighbors


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