Uptown

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.

Development NewsVolunteers installed planters that form a dividing wall to passing traffic on National Street.
Feature StoryOn The Ground editor Cole Bradley introduces the night's speakers.
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Video: AngelStreet choir brings music and mentorship to North Memphis


Feature StoryCourtlan Black is all smiles as David Yancey announces him the winner of the boys' aged 13 to 15 division at a skate competition held at the Greenlaw Community Center (Cole Bradley)
Feature StoryAngel Street Choir Director Angela Hyde begins rehearsal with students in the program
Feature StoryValerie Peavy her husband Jeff Peavy own The Office @ Uptown. It opened in 2013 and is their first restaurant venture. (Brandon Dahlberg)
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Feature StoryAnnie Jones plays Bingo at the Bickford Community Center in Uptown. (Brandon Dahlberg)
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Video: The origin story of Downtown's horse-drawn carriages


Development NewsHeights Line enhancement project
Development NewsSt. Patrick Presbyterian Church
Feature StoryNeighbors enjoyed Memphis-based Geist at the first Uptown porch concert series. (Cole Bradley)

Front porch concerts rock the Uptown neighborhood


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