Century Building would be razed for car wash

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Published: November 28, 2018 9:17 AM CT
<strong>A car wash company proposes to demolish the 58-year-old Century Building at 3294 Poplar.</strong> (Tom Bailey/Daily Memphian)

A car wash company proposes to demolish the 58-year-old Century Building at 3294 Poplar. (Tom Bailey/Daily Memphian)

A familiar East Memphis office building, with its script “Century Building" sign in front and mechanized, louvered windows on the sides, is proposed to be demolished and replaced with a car wash.

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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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