Historic Preservation

Off the Endangered List: The Clayborn Temple

January 11, 2020 Charlie Lambert 2

Profile #4 in StoryBoard’s look at progress in historic preservation over the last decade HISTORIC PRESERVATION By Charlie Lambert In 2015, the historic and deteriorating Clayborn Temple was purchased for $65,000, almost half the cost […]

Memphis Heritage Keystone

A Little Late, But Vital

February 5, 2019 Charlie Lambert 0

The First Comprehensive Plan The previous article on the history of Memphis from its founding in 1819 in our last issue set the stage for the need of a comprehensive city plan to assure that […]

Memphis Heritage Keystone

Skyline Reflections Old and New

October 2, 2018 Charlie Lambert 4

Landmarks Lost and Revived Memphis has about the most arcane, varied city skylines anywhere. Composed of half a dozen true high-rise buildings and a few lower level ones, the architecture is an array of vintage […]