Location: Roughly bounded by Chelsea and A.W. Willis (formerly Auction) Avenues, and Fourth and Seventh Streets, with a small extension westward taking in properties on Second and Third Streets, in Memphis
Built: Primarily 1885-1915, but some pre-Civil War
Architectural Style: Various
Original Function/Purpose: Residential
History: Containing thirty blocks, this antebellum suburb was laid out in 1856 by brothers John and William Greenlaw. Some of the original homeowners built large houses (few of which remain today), but many were modest cottages. From the mid-nineteenth to the early twentieth century, the district was economically, racially and ethnically mixed.
City Council District: 7
Super District: 8
County Commission District: 8