Livable Communities

A building project with Habitat for Humanity Picnic table in Overton Park

Feature Story The new Power Center Academy Elementary School serves grades K-5 from the Mendenhall Square Shopping Center. (Gestalt Community Schools)

Gestalt expands charter schools efforts in Hickory Hill


Feature Story A mural still marks the location of the Washington Bottoms Community Park and Garden at the corner of North Watkins and Court streets. (Ziggy Mack)

For sale ... again: The saga of Washington Bottoms


Feature Story The second line parade through the streets of Madison Heights was lead by the Mighty Souls Brass Band. (Ziggy Mack)

Video: Celebrating Madison Heights


Feature Story Joyce Cox was named the newest Neighborhood USA board member in May 2019. She and board member Ian Randolph are the only two board members from Memphis. (Joyce Cox)

Memphis' Joyce Cox elected to board of Neighborhoods USA


Feature Story podcast

Podcast: Gateways for Growth


Feature Story Self-identified street activist and Madison trolley line passenger Larry White yawns big between conversations with other passengers. (Ziggy Mack)

Photos: A ride on the Madison Avenue trolley


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We are no more than the sum of our parts – together Memphis' individual neighborhoods create the unique culture of the Bluff City. And a smart Memphian knows our success is rooted in these communities and supports the development and revitalization of economically sustainable and vibrant neighborhoods. High Ground covers those who are keeping communities clean, safe, healthy and connected.