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About Town


In this week’s About Town, we meet new Blight Authority director Michael O. Harris, who has set a goal for the organization to acquire 30 properties each month. And we learn about South Main Arts District pioneer Ephraim Urevbu’s new arts incubator plan for an abandoned building on Jackson Avenue.

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Michael O. Harris is the new leader of the Blight Authority of Memphis and he has big plans to transform communities. 

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