New Uptown parking lots may pave way for St. Jude expansion

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Published: August 28, 2019 4:00 AM CT
<strong>A demolition crew removes a former auto repair shop at 710 N. Parkway on Tuesday, Aug. 27, to make room for parking lots. St. Jude Children&rsquo;s Research Hospital wants to build &ndash; and use temporarily for six years &ndash; lots where construction workers, vendors and others could park. The workers are helping build a massive St. Jude expansion that will pour billions of dollars into the local economy.</strong>&nbsp;(Mark Weber/Daily Memphian)

A demolition crew removes a former auto repair shop at 710 N. Parkway on Tuesday, Aug. 27, to make room for parking lots. St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital wants to build – and use temporarily for six years – lots where construction workers, vendors and others could park. The workers are helping build a massive St. Jude expansion that will pour billions of dollars into the local economy. (Mark Weber/Daily Memphian)

Memphis planners are endorsing – with conditions – St. Jude’s request to build rule-breaking parking lots in Uptown because the lots will support the research hospital’s massive expansion.

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ALSAC economic development planning and development St. Jude Children's Hospital
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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