Planners, St. Jude compromise over Pinch building design

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Updated: November 21, 2019 11:21 AM CT | Published: November 20, 2019 6:14 PM CT

Plans for a new St. Jude building with security fencing and a windowless, ground-floor wall ignited a planning board's concern that it would deaden street life in the resurgent Pinch District. But ALSAC/St. Jude officials won concessions, saying safety of its ill children is a priority.

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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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