design contest aims to transform downtown eyesores

Publication/Publisher: The Commercial Appeal                                                                                                                                                      Publication Date: February 21, 2013

What do you do with a piece of property that is an eyesore when you’re not the owner? You turn that eyesore or underused space into a contest if you happen to be the Downtown Memphis Commission.

Thirty-five teams are competing in the South Main Design Challenge to generate ideas for seven vacant or underused spaces or buildings in the area for both short- and long-term solutions. read more ...