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The future of Uptown after a presidential visitRead Article

Former President Jimmy Carter and first lady Rosalynn Carter brought their annual Habitat for Humanity build to Memphis where they and 500 volunteers helped transform an Uptown neighborhood.

 

Outside of the cube: Memphis' coolest workspacesRead Article

From re-purposed downtown lofts to converted Midtown homes, some Memphians are breaking out of the cubicle and testing new ways to approach work space. With innovative, well-designed offices and studios, employers are carefully creating cultures that fit their needs.

SPARCC grant targets North Memphis for equitable developmentRead Article

North Memphis, which has suffered from chronic public and private disinvestment, is getting an injection of capital with a $1 million grant and access to a larger $90 million financing pool. 
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Uptown was Memphis’ first planned subdivision and unique for its economic and racial diversity. Its 100 blocks were home to employees of North Memphis’ booming manufacturing sector until the industrial decline in the mid 20th century. In 1999, efforts began to revitalize the area, including improvements to streetscapes, leveling the derelict Hurt Village housing project, and constructing new mixed-income housing. Attention now is turning to business development in the area, with hopes that the new nearby Brass Pro Shop and expansion of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital will anchor commercial growth.

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

A view of Decatur Street in Smokey City.

SPARCC grant targets North Memphis for equitable development

Downtown

Downtown's families at home in urban life

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The future of Uptown after a presidential visit

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Keeping seniors cool this summer

Dejavu Chef Gary Williams

Memphis Black Restaurant Week brings needed exposure

habitat for humanity

THDA grant helps Habitat build in Uptown

DowntownCore

Affordable housing enters downtown equation

bike share

City receives state grant to get commuters on bikes, bus

Suzanne Carlson

Changing the way we get around

Memphis food landscape map

Greenprint releases comprehensive map of Memphis urban farms

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