Location: Roughly bounded by Union, Central and York Avenues, and Cleveland and Rembert Streets, in Memphis
Architectural Style: Various: Four Square, Bungalow, Queen Anne, Greek Revival, Colonial Revival
Original Function/Purpose: Residential
History: In the early twentieth century some of the city’s most prominent architects came together to create Memphis’s longest enduring neighborhood. The concept was developed to have sprawling greenways, luxurious boulevards, and shared spaces. The heaviest amount of construction and work was done between 1900 and 1930. Central Gardens is comprised of over 40 subdivisions, 83 blocks, 1540 structures and 511 acres. Central Gardens Historic District is one of the National Register-listed districts recognized (and protected) by the City of Memphis as a local historic district or Historic Overlay District.
City Council Districts: 5 and 6 (Divided between districts, about two-thirds in 5.)
Super District: 9
County Commission District: 10