Neighborhood Corner

The Neighborhood Corner Store

December 7, 2017 Mark Fleischer 0

“The corner store has a mythic place in our view of American cities. Mythic because, in most cities, they exist only in our minds.” So says the Strong Towns blog. When we think of the […]

News, Views and Obits

He Lived A Great Story

October 25, 2017 Mark Fleischer 0

Eric Paul Janssen. Nov 6, 1972 – Oct 16, 2017 Time-wise I didn’t know Eric Janssen very long. But how long you knew Eric didn’t matter, because for a guy like him, time was all relative. […]

Historic Preservation

Why Cooper-Young Needs to Landmark – And Now

August 22, 2017 Mark Fleischer 0

This Thursday, August 24, residents and community leaders of the Cooper-Young neighborhood will convene to cast their votes for or against an application for inclusion in the jurisdiction of the Memphis Landmarks Commission, the purpose […]

Madison Avenue Then and Now

Welcome to the Town of Lenox

July 3, 2017 Mark Fleischer 2

This photo-history essay is part of an ongoing series exploring some of Memphis’ most important streets and avenues. Madison Avenue, the zero starting point of all Memphis’ addresses, runs over four miles west to east […]

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