Graceland

Status: Preserved

Address: 3764 Elvis Presley Boulevard, Memphis

Built: 1940

Architectural Style: Colonial

Original Function/Purpose: Residential

Graceland was placed on the National Register on Nov. 7, 1991.

History: Originally built by Ruth and Thomas Moore, the property was later owned by Elvis Presley and served as his home in Memphis for the majority of his life and career. The estate is the final resting place for Presley and both his parents, and is now a museum with relevant artifacts about Presley’s life and the history of Rock and Roll. The house is one of the most recognizable in Memphis and is one of the most popular tourist destinations for visitors to the city. Graceland is also listed as a National Historic Landmark.

 

City Council District: 3

Super District: 8

County Commission District: 9

DON NEWMAN