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 […]

History In Memphis City Planning

Mud Island: A History Part I

June 19, 2018 Josh Whitehead 2

Editor’s Note:  Mud Island has seen its fair share of news lately, as Tennessee’s State Building Commission’s executive subcommittee approved the addition of Mud Island and the riverfront to the city’s Downtown Tourism Development Zone (TDZ) […]

Tributes

Why Anthony Bourdain (Still) Matters

June 15, 2018 Mark Fleischer 4

In a word, Empathy. It’s been a week since the world heard the news that Anthony Bourdain – the culinary adventurer and storyteller of CNN’s “Parts Unknown” – had been found dead by apparent suicide […]

Mid-South Literature

Mud Island Monorail

May 16, 2018 Niles Reddick 0

Editor’s Note: StoryBoard Memphis is proud to introduce to our readers the Southern writer Niles Reddick. Niles, while not new to Southern readers, may be new to many Memphis readers. We are honored to have […]

Neighborhood Board

East Memphis Subdivisions – The Village

May 6, 2018 Josh Whitehead 0

Like most other cities around the country, the 1920s were boom years for Memphis. Not only were major structures being erected vertically downtown, such as the new Peabody Hotel, Sterick Building and Columbia Mutual Building (later known as the […]

Featured Story

Murder and May-hem in Memphis

May 3, 2018 Devin Greaney 2

Across the nation, Memphis is getting a reputation as a dangerous place. Take it from Frank Gurnsey. Gurnsey came from the small town of Weyauwega, Wisconsin for a temporary assignment when he was sent to […]

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