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South Main Photo Thread - Memphis

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Back in the July I was in Memphis for the weekend and had time early one Saturday morning to spend 4 hours walking the city taking photos. The photos in this thread are primarily from the South Main area of the city which is seeing a lot of redevelopment and activity. Very lively place in some areas. Enjoy!

Warehouse/old industrial business area on northern edge of South Main redevelopment area

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Warehouse Lofts

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Trolley shot with warehouse lofts visible in the background

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The Arcade Cafe - An institution of South Main and Memphis. Oldest cafe in operation in the city.

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Streetscape

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Condo and commercial redevelopment visible east down Calhoun from Arcade Cafe

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Streetfronts on Calhoun

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Very modern apartment or condo building built into Calhoun's streetscape

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Masonic Lodge on Calhoun across from previos developments - Great old structure with character!!

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Old South Memphis Post Office on Calhoun- USPS Sorting facility off image to the left. These sorting facility sit where the old Union Station used to stand before it was razed in 1969. For a picture and info on the Union Station facility check out the Wikipedia article .

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Up close and personal with a trolley. Note the nice downtown realty advertising on its siding.

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Rear shot of the Central Station

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Looking north up South Main

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South Main Fire Station

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South Main streetscapes

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One last shot of Central Station

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More threads of the South Main and other areas of downtown to come!

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