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South Main follows own blueprint to successRead Article

With $450 million of new investment in the works between Beale Street and Crump in the South Main District, including developments that will double the residential population, the outlook for the neighborhood is bright. But the path to vibrancy for this booming district was a slow and deliberate one ...
Frank's Deli on South Main National Civil Rights Museum at the Lorraine Motel

From eye sore to eye candy: A look at the Downtown blight fightRead Article

In the fourth year of The Downtown Memphis Commission’s anti-blight initiative, several high-profile eyesores have been turned around, but challenges remain.


Affordable housing enters downtown equationRead Article

Residential development is once again booming downtown, successfully attracting new downtown-dwellers into market-rate properties. But a smattering of recent news has given hope to those would-be residents who have been priced out.
South of Beale

Memphis neighborhoods to know aboutRead Article

South Main Street Trolley

WEVL celebrates 40 years of volunteer radioRead Article

WEVL, the Mid-South’s only listener-supported, independent volunteer radio station, is celebrating 40 years of sharing Memphis music.
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Originally known as the City of South Memphis, South Main’s iconic buildings were constructed in the early 1900s to meet the retail needs of train travelers. By mid-century, rail travel fell out of favor and the area was largely abandoned. In the 1980s, artists began moving to the neighborhood, attracted by cheap rents and large work spaces. Today, South Main is a thriving artist community with unique galleries, studios, cafes, and boutiques. It’s also home to the National Civil Rights Museum, historic Arcade diner. It is regularly featured in films and television and is seen as a major artery of the Downtown core. 

Memphis Riverfront development concept

City unveils early plans for riverfront redevelopment

Local leaders from the Muslim community assist at the Thistle & Bee farm.

Sound & Color: MLGW hoax, 1968 sanitation workers speak out

Memhis 3.0 event Ballet Memphis

Memphis 3.0 event maps early progress

Sierra Club event featuring MATA

Conservationists offer green solutions to Memphis public transit

Book Juggler

South Main Book Juggler depends on community for success

Smart cities thumb

Trolleys on track for 2017 comeback

Amy Schaftlein, volunteer host, in the WEVL studio

WEVL celebrates 40 years of volunteer radio

Cleveland Street being painted in preparation of MEMFix in Crosstown

MEMFix: Film Row calls for vendors

The Harahan Bridge will be reopened as a bike/ped crossing

Memphis' iconic bridges receive fresh investment

Celebrate Whats right

Memphians encouraged to celebrate city's investments

Project Manager Suzanne Carlson, Director Justin Entzminger, Project Managers Kerri Campbell and Megan Higgins

Innovate Memphis develops bold ideas for city

loflin yard

Loflin Yard brings new concept Downtown

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