U of M, ‘private entity’ plan dorm-like development stretching from Central to Poplar

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Published: August 28, 2020 5:36 PM CT

The Office of Planning & Development says the zoning on Deloach prohibits the proposed development totaling 135 units and 529 bedrooms. But the U of M contends it is exempt from zoning regulations.


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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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