Council approves $4.9 million for City Hall facade repairs

By , Daily Memphian Published: October 05, 2021 6:30 PM CT
<strong>Much of City Hall&rsquo;s ground floor remains behind chain link fencing because of crumbling marble. The city&rsquo;s $4.9 million rehab plan would leave the marble on the ground floor but replace the marble on floors above it with a metal veneer.</strong> (Bill Dries/Daily Memphian)

Much of City Hall’s ground floor remains behind chain link fencing because of crumbling marble. The city’s $4.9 million rehab plan would leave the marble on the ground floor but replace the marble on floors above it with a metal veneer. (Bill Dries/Daily Memphian)

The council also delayed action on several resolutions awarding federal American Rescue Plan Act funding allocated for the council’s uses. 

Topics

Memphis City Council City Hall Chase Carlisle American Rescue Plan Act

Bill Dries on demand

Never miss an article. Sign up to receive Bill Dries' stories as they’re published.

Enter your e-mail address

Bill Dries

Bill Dries

Bill Dries covers city and county government and politics. He is a native Memphian and has been a reporter for more than 40 years.


Comments

Reading comments and joining the conversation are some of the many benefits of subscribing. Join the conversation by clicking the View Comments button below. Not a subscriber? Click here. 

Our commenting policy can be viewed here