Let's take a mulligan on the last 50 years of Memphis city planning.
That's what we had to do with this massive Jackson Avenue urban renewal tract from 1961, immediately north of St. Jude (from the Commercial Appeal's Memphis Memories).
Memphis renewed the area cleared as suburbish strip malls. 40 years later, it had to renew the renewal.
Absence of decay is not presence of vitality. Demolition is not design.