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Postponed: State of Downtown Annual Community Gathering

Posted on 10/1/2018

Out of respect for our community, we have made the decision to postpone our State of Downtown Annual Meeting and Vision Awards set for Wednesday evening. 

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Handy Park Design Challenge - Winners Announced

Posted on 6/29/2018

The Downtown Memphis Commission and Beale Street Management announced four winners in the Handy Park Design Challenge, which sought creative design solutions for the historic Beale Street park.

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'Mighty Lights' Introduces Dual LED Lighting Package to Bookend Memphis Riverfront

Posted on 5/30/2018

Memphis Bridge Lighting Inc., the nonprofit that orchestrated the dynamic Philips LED lighting package on Big River Crossing in October 2016, is proud to introduce Mighty Lights, a nightly attraction that combines the lighting of both the Big River Crossing and soon-to-be re-illuminated Hernando de Soto bridges.

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Open on Main, DMC's Pop Up Retail Strategy, Returns May 2018

Posted on 5/2/2018

Open on Main, the Downtown Memphis Commission’s (DMC) retail activation initiative will, once again, be open for business at two locations beginning May 2018.

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Explore Bike Share Announces Station Locations Ahead of Spring Launch

Posted on 3/28/2018

Explore Bike Share, a nonprofit bringing a 60-station, 600-bike bike share system to Memphis this spring, has revealed its station location map and official system brand and website.

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2018 Open on Main - Apply Now for our Retail Activation Initiative

Posted on 3/20/2018

Open on Main - 2018

The Downtown Memphis Commission’s OPEN ON MAIN Initiative is once again creating pop-up retail activation space at two locations in Downtown Memphis. The goal of OPEN ON MAIN is to enhance the pedestrian experience, support local makers/entrepreneurs/retailers and bring attention to properties for lease in the Downtown Core.

From May-October, the spaces at 100 Peabody Place, Suite 175 & 145 South

Main Street, Suite 110. will be available, rent-free, for retail activation in increments of one month or longer.

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Two Beale Street Design Contests Announced

Posted on 3/6/2018

Two Downtown Memphis contests announced to help improve Beale Street. 

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St. Jude to Build $412M 'Linchpin' Advanced Research Center

Posted on 2/21/2018

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is creating a $412 million research center, the largest project ever on the Memphis hospital's campus. 

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DCA Unveils New-Look Downtown HQ

Posted on 2/14/2018

Creative communications consulting firm, DCA has submitted plans for its new South Main headquarters to the Downtown Memphis Commission.

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Medical District Streetscape Project Has Been Named a Building Memphis Awards finalist

Posted on 2/2/2018

The enhancements at the intersection of Marshall and Monroe as well as others in the area have been named a finalist for best renovation project for streetscape improvements. Winners will be announced at the 2018 Building Memphis Awards from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, February 27th at the Memphis Botanic Garden, 750 Cherry Road.

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