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Will notable historic residence be demolished?

Pontotoc Double House

Track hoe sits ominously close to notable historic residences on Pontotoc Avenue

I have thought the early 20th Century duplex at 492-494 Pontotoc Ave., just west of Danny Thomas, was extremely interesting since I first ran across it about 25 years ago.  It was not in the greatest shape then, but I always get the feel that this was a house that didn’t seem to fit in Memphis.   But now, with the rooming house to the east looking like a total burn out, and a track hoe parked in the vacant lot next door, the future looks grim for what was once jewel on the outskirts of  Downtown. Continue reading

My first Memphis antebellum home sale

Live in the heart of the city

Memphis is not as old as some of the other famous Southern towns or even some of its less famous suburbs.  Antebellum homes are pretty rare.  It was a pleasure to work with Shelley and Mike on the purchase of  a circa 1854 home in the Uptown neighborhood.

Stacey Wiedower tells the story of Mike and Shelley’s move from New Mexico/Wyoming to inner city Memphis in her feature article in today’s Commercial Appeal.

I love working with buyers and sellers of unusual and historic properties in Downtown, Midtown, and East Memphis.  Contact me if I can help you.

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