Status: Preserved Location: Strathmore Circle East, North, and South, and part of East Parkway North, in Memphis Built: ca. 1920-ca. 1945 Architectural Style: Various: Colonial Revival, Dutch Colonial Revival, Craftsman, Mission Revival, Tudor Revival, Mediterranean Revival, Spanish Revival Original Function/Purpose: Residential History: Strathmore Place Historic District homes were built alongContinue Reading

Status: Preserved Location: Stonewall Street between Poplar Avenue and North Parkway, in Memphis Built: 1910-1930 Architectural Style: Four-Square (Neo-Classical, Neo-Colonial, Bungalow, Arts & Crafts influence) History: Stonewall Place Historic District is a four-block segment of Stonewall Street which Robert Brinkley Snowden and John Bayard Snowden helped to develop. It hasContinue Reading

Status: Endangered Location: 751-53 to 775-77 St. Paul Avenue, and 558 Boyd Street, in Memphis Built: 1890-1923 Architectural Style: Colonial Revival, Craftsman, Queen Anne Original Function/Purpose: Residential History: St. Paul Avenue Historic District is a small group of two single-family houses, and nine double-shotgun duplexes developed along St. Paul Avenue,Continue Reading

Status: Preserved Location: Roughly bounded by Interstate 40 and North Watkins Street, and Snowden and Forrest Avenues, Memphis Built: 1890-1945 Architectural Style: Various: Minimal Traditional, Colonial Revival Original Function/Purpose: Residential History: The district takes its name from Robert Brinkley Snowden’s Speedway Land Company; Speedway Terrace emerged as a development aimedContinue Reading

Status: Preserved Address: 2000 North Parkway (Rhodes College Campus), Memphis Built: ca. 1920s-1930s Architectural Style: Collegiate Gothic Original Function/Purpose: Education   History: The architectural style of Southwestern at Memphis Sorority Row Historic District, and the other campus buildings, was specified by college president Charles E. Diehl. He included proposed fraternityContinue Reading

Status: Preserved Address: 2000 North Parkway (Rhodes College Campus), Memphis Built: 1925 Architectural Style: Late Gothic Revival (Collegiate Gothic), Tudor Gothic Original Function/Purpose: Education History: Southwestern at Memphis Historic District (Rhodes College) is represented by a harmonious group of Collegiate Gothic buildings whose construction began in 1925 and which areContinue Reading

Status: Endangered Location: Roughly bounded by Beale Street and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue (formerly part of Linden Avenue), and South Orleans and Myrtle Streets, including Jessamine Avenue and a stretch of disused Southern Railway tracks, in Memphis Built: 1891-1956 Architectural Style: Colonial Revival, Neo-Classical Original Function/Purpose: Commercial History:Continue Reading

Status: Preserved Location: 1139-1271 East Parkway South and 2140-2225 South Parkway East, bounded by Lamar Avenue to the west and the Southern Railroad tracks to the north, in Memphis Built: 1910 Architectural Style: Georgian Revival, Beaux Arts, Tudor Revival, etc. Original Function/Purpose: Residential History: South Parkway-Heiskell Farm Historic District isContinue Reading

Status: Preserved Location: Roughly bounded by South Main and Mulberry Streets, and Webster and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Avenues (the latter formerly part of Linden Avenue), in Memphis Built: 1900-1930 Architectural Style: Largely Commercial vernacular Original Function/Purpose: Commercial   History: This district in the nineteenth century was a muddyContinue Reading

Status: Preserved Location: An irregular pattern along South Front Street, Wagner Place and Tennessee Street, from Beale Street to G.E. Patterson Avenue (formerly Calhoun Avenue), in Memphis Built: 1870s-1950 Architectural Style: Neo-Classical Revival, Egyptian Revival, Romanesque Revival, etc. Original Function/Purpose: Commercial History: The South Bluffs Warehouse Historic District is aContinue Reading