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 […]

Historic Preservation

Off the Endangered List: The Hotel Chisca

December 30, 2019 Gordon Alexander 0

Profile #1 in StoryBoard’s look at progress in historic preservation over the last decade HISTORIC PRESERVATION By Gordon Alexander Located at the corner of Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue and South Main Street, the Hotel […]

Memphis Heritage Keystone

Beale Street: Home of the Blues

September 20, 2019 Tiara Campbell 2

Beale Street: Home of the Blues NEIGHBORHOOD BOARD Today’s neon district was once home to a thriving Memphis neighborhood By Tiara Campbell Beale Street is the Home of the Blues. It says so on the […]

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 […]