Jump to content

New Midtown infill in Memphis


Recommended Posts

Supposed to be right next to the Sears Tower, with 13 single family homes and 17 townhouses, all done up in a midtown style. I believe the article says that the people involved are some of the same who did the infill on the I-40 row. If so, they really did a good job. It's hard to tell what's 100 yrs. old and what's new.

BTW--the group that was proposing to redevelop the Sears Tower was supposed to go before the planning commission last month. Apparently, they didn't, or I think I would've read about it.


Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • Replies 3
  • Created
  • Last Reply

Thanks for the article. Crosstown can boom with the jobs that'll come to the med district. Having a light rail line nearby doesn't hurt either.

I hope so. I remember when that area was really vibrant with Sears open and the Crosstown Theater showing first-run movies.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

I was hoping that that local vietnamese merchants in the area would band together and start marketing it as a Little Saigon. It could be a tourist and entertainment/lunch destination just like many cities' chinatown area.

Instead it looks like auto parts stores love the area. That article also mentioned something about a dollar store? Is there really a need for any more of those in Memphis?

Link to comment
Share on other sites


This topic is now archived and is closed to further replies.

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    • No registered users viewing this page.
  • Create New...

Important Information

By using this site you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue.