Cooper Young

Timelessly trendy: A bright future still ahead for Cooper YoungRead Article

With buzz about new investments in emerging midtown neighborhoods like Broad Avenue, Crosstown and Overton Square, the heyday of historically hip Cooper Young may seem to be over. But with new businesses still opening and demand for real estate climbing, the landmark corner is still the go-to ...

Goner Records has staying power in local music businessRead Article

Building community: Local LGBT media connects and empowersRead Article

Memphis’ LGBT community has some new resources aimed at building connections and awareness, sharing stories and providing tailored community news. On the heels of a national victory for LGBT rights, the local movement is still pushing forward, looking to be increasingly active, united and ...

Midtown residents oppose Oliver Place condo developmentRead Article

A condo developer has retreated from a Cooper-Young project for the time being.
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Part of Midtown Memphis, Cooper Young is one-part diverse, family-friendly neighborhood and one-part entertainment hotspot. Its residential streets are filled with historic Craftsman homes that surround its two main thoroughfares, Cooper Street and Young Avenue. Here, Memphians enjoy the best in local restaurants, brews, and books from one of the city’s oldest and last remaining independent bookstores, Burke’s Books. Cooper Young is also host to two major annual events, Gonerfest and the Cooper-Young Festival, Memphis’ largest one-day festival.

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Feature Story The Captain Harris house, built in 1898, is one of dozens of properties available for short-term rental in Cooper-Young, the city's most commonly listed neighborhood on the site.

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Development NewsTart

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