Sunday, October 19, 2008

Riverfront plaza to replace lot

Renovation project to include walkway, pedestrian bridge

Memphis Commercial Appeal [Link]
By Tom Charlier, Sunday, October 19, 2008

In a reversal to the old Joni Mitchell tune, a Memphis agency wants to pave over a parking lot and put up a bit of paradise.

Under a project being designed for the Riverfront Development Corp., the parking lot behind the old Custom House and Post Office on Front Street will be transformed into a walkway and plaza on the Downtown bluff overlooking the Memphis waterfront.

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