Thursday, March 05, 2009

10 Things I Love About Memphis

To add to the meme over at Smart City,


  1. The Great and Holy Seal of the City of Memphis


  2. Idlewild Elementary School


  3. Artist's Yard, Cooper-Young


  4. Memphis Greenline: Crossing the Wolf River on the Greenline


  5. Memphis Bungalows: Memphis Bungalow near East High by gatesofmemphis, on Flickr
    Memphis Bungalows: Bungalow and Art in Binghamton by gatesofmemphis, on Flickr

    Memphis Bungalows: Underground Art


  6. Expected and Unexpected Public Art:  Angel of the Cottage
    Expected and Unexpected Public Art:  Public Art on South Main
    Expected and Unexpected Public Art:  Tucker-Jefferson Neighborhood Sign
    Expected and Unexpected Public Art:  Bathroom Graffiti


  7. The Old Forest:  World Champion Shumard, R.I.P.
    The Old Forest:  PawPaws in the Old Forest
    The Old Forest:  Overton Park grapevines in snow


  8. Details:  South Main Frieze
    Detail
    Details:  Summer Walk 2008
    Details


  9. Memphis Coffee Houses: : Cafe Eclectic
    Memphis Coffee Houses: Java Cabana
    Memphis Coffee Houses: : Trompe l'Oeil at Otherlands


  10. Coletta's Pizza on South Parkway

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6 Comments:

Blogger Stacey Greenberg said...

awesome list!

i may have to follow suit.

2:32 PM  
Blogger Emily said...

Great photos and a great list.

10:32 PM  
Blogger dwayne said...

well
number 6
the tucker sign
i have to disagree
i want to run my truck over those things

10:09 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

The best thing about Memphis is the view in the mirror when you leave it!

12:56 AM  
Blogger Smart City Consulting said...

Gates:

You always bring a new understanding of Memphis and a distinctive perspective that speaks to you as one of 10 things we love about Memphis.

Carol and Tom

8:18 PM  
Blogger gatesofmemphis said...

wow, thanks! Listening to you guys, your guests, your conversations and the many people you bring to Memphis, and encourage in Memphis, has been mind-expanding for me. Your work is destiny-changing for Memphis (& beyond).

11:34 PM  

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