Planners map ways to spark life in Medical Center, Edge District
This article was originally posted by Memphis Commercial Appeal. To read the rest of the article, click here.
Many different signs of various styles, colors and sizes greet visitors who drive through the Memphis Medical Center along Union. But the most important sign is missing, say urban planners who came to Memphis from across the nation last week. There are no districtwide signs that not only pull all the branded institutions under one umbrella, but also show visitors and patients where to go. The planners traveled here as part of an Urban Land Institute fellowship program to advise Memphis on how to improve its 14,000-acre medical district and spread the center’s vibrancy to the neighboring Edge District. Read the full article.