About one block east of where the massive Union Row development ends near Union Avenue and Danny Thomas Boulevard, a separate public-private development could pick up, now that two grants worth $700,000 were approved Wednesday.
The development, named The Ravine, is a $5.7 million mixed-use urban park.
Its westernmost point begins near the corner of Madison Avenue and South Lauderdale Street. It would stretch diagonally past High Cotton Brewing Company, include an overpass over Monroe Avenue and continue for one more block to Union Avenue.Read the full article
Since the announcement of the proposed $950 million Union Row development, there has been much discussion about what this project means to Memphis and Shelby County. There is no question that an investment of this scale within our urban core signifies momentum. The concept is visionary. The investment is unprecedented. And the access it provides to the neighboring communities is game-changing.
Together with developers, elected officials, and city and county leaders, the Downtown Memphis Commission is building a Memphis that is investible — a Memphis that has momentum and a Downtown for everyone.Read the full article
The largest mixed-use development in Memphis history goes public this week, promising to transform a haggard Downtown gateway with apartments, stores, restaurants, a hotel, office towers, parking structures, green spaces, even a half-acre park perched over a roadway like a rooftop.Read the full article
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.Read the full article
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is creating a $412 million research center, the largest project ever on the Memphis hospital's campus.Read the full article
Creative communications consulting firm, DCA has submitted plans for its new South Main headquarters to the Downtown Memphis Commission.Read the full article
Memphis Greenspace, Inc., a Tennessee nonprofit corporation with a mission to start, strengthen and support neighborhood and community involvement surrounding park-based recreation, has announced its spring activation strategy for its current park portfolio of Memphis Park and Health Sciences Park.Read the full article
The Downtown Memphis Commission (DMC) has created a new list of vacant properties that it wants to see redeveloped.
Complied by new DMC president Jennifer Oswalt and Brett Roler, DMC vice president of planning and development, the list of "game changers" is meant to raise awareness while also sending a clear message to Downtown property owners.Read the full article
The $73 million mixed-use development set to transform Memphis's Edge District got a big boost from the Downtown Memphis Commission (DMC) Tuesday morning.Read the full article
The same Philips Lighting that's caught the eyes of Memphians on Big River Crossing will soon come to the famous "M" bridge.Read the full article