Downtown/Downtown Core

By day, the Downtown Core is the Mid-South’s center of government, law and commerce. At night the area comes alive in lights as a leading tourist and entertainment district. It draws millions annually to its historic locales such as think Peabody Hotel and Beale Street and sporting events from basketball to boating. A destination for arts and culture, Downtown has something for everyone including museums, theater, live music, and the month-long Memphis in May International Festival. Recently, focus has returned to the city’s source, the Mississippi River, with major riverfront investments like Big River Crossing and Fourth Bluff project.

Feature StoryThe site of the upcoming automotive museum at 645 Marshall. (Brandon Dill)

Development booms in the Edge District


Development NewsVolunteers installed planters that form a dividing wall to passing traffic on National Street.
Development NewsOne Beale The Landing
Development NewsThe menu at New Wing Order features 16 different types of wings.

Former Southern Hot Wings Fest champions open new food truck


Development News18 S. Main rendering

Two blighted Downtown properties to get lively makeovers


Feature Storyhorse

Video: The origin story of Downtown's horse-drawn carriages


Innovation & Job NewsThe independent craft brewer seal is a handy tool for enthusiasts to easily differentiate beer from craft brewers and beer produced by "big beer.".
Innovation & Job NewsThe Memphis mixed-use project includes new construction and adaptive reuse.

Artspace lifts up artists to build capacity and community


Feature StoryYvonne and David Acey (Brandon Dahlberg)
Development NewsHeights Line enhancement project
Development NewsThe building at 645 Marhsall Avenue will be renovated inside and out over the next four months.
Development News27 W. Carolina Street
Development NewsCurry N Jerk Restaurant on Monroe

Two-floor Curry N Jerk restaurant to open Downtown


Innovation & Job NewsStephanie Cummings, Please Assist Me CEO and co-founder, center, along with two Please Assist Me assistants, help users with tasks they might be too busy for like cleaning the house or doing laundry, as part of a newly launched startup accelerator.
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