Metal Museum makes its case for Overton Park’s Rust Hall

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Published: November 26, 2018 4:28 PM CT
The Metal Museum proposes to spend $21 million to renovate Overton Park’s Rust Hall and make it a “world class museum and educational center." The museum board approved what it calls the “expansion plan" in September as part of its campaign to win the keys to Rust Hall. The 78,000-square-foot headquarters of Memphis College of Art becomes available after the school closes in May 2020.

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Tom Bailey

Tom Bailey

Tom Bailey retired in January as a business reporter at The Daily Memphian, and after 40 years in journalism. A Tupelo, Mississippi, native, he graduated from Mississippi State University. He has lived in Midtown for 36 years.


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