Strickland proposes catalyst for development outside Downtown and Midtown

By , Daily Memphian Updated: January 30, 2019 3:53 PM CT | Published: January 29, 2019 2:58 PM CT
<strong>Mayor Jim Strickland greets audience members who attended his State of the City address at the Links of Whitehaven country club on Monday, Jan. 28. Strickland spoke about topics ranging from paving city roads to an increase in officers in the Memphis Police Department.</strong> (Houston Cofield/Daily Memphian)

Mayor Jim Strickland greets audience members who attended his State of the City address at the Links of Whitehaven country club on Monday, Jan. 28. Strickland spoke about topics ranging from paving city roads to an increase in officers in the Memphis Police Department. (Houston Cofield/Daily Memphian)

Breaking the city's development boom outside of Downtown and Midtown is the goal Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland outlined Monday in his election year state of the city address -- a difficult goal shared by Strickland's predecessor in the mayor's office.

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