Status: Preserved

Location: Roughly bounded by Poplar Avenue / East Parkway North / Cooper Street / Madison Avenue, in Memphis

Built: ca. 1905-ca. 1949

Architectural Style: Various: Tudor Revival, Craftsman, Queen Anne, including duplexes and apartment buildings

Original Function/Purpose: Residential

The Overton Parkway Historic District was placed on the National Register on Nov. 18, 1999.

History: Overton Parkway Historic District displays superb examples of fine high-style architect-designed eclectic residences of the early twentieth century. It is associated with several local architects – George Shaw, Everett Woods, and Jones and Furbringer among others – as well as prominent owners such as Abe Goodman, R.E. Lee, and the Pidgeon family.


Outline of the Overton Parkway Historic District.
Map of the district used in its National Register nomination.

City Council District: 5

Super District: 9

County Commission District: 10