Businessman Marty Mathews fills retail gap along Madison west of Overton Square

By , Daily Memphian Published: September 19, 2018 3:25 PM CT
<strong>Since purchasing the nearly-century-old building located at 1482 Madison Ave. in 2015, Marty Mathews has spent more than $1 million to bring the once-decapitated Midtown building back to life.&nbsp;He spent a lot more than he planned, but has said preserving the old architecture was &ldquo;the right thing to do.&rsquo;&rsquo;</strong>&nbsp;<strong></strong>(Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian)

Since purchasing the nearly-century-old building located at 1482 Madison Ave. in 2015, Marty Mathews has spent more than $1 million to bring the once-decapitated Midtown building back to life. He spent a lot more than he planned, but has said preserving the old architecture was “the right thing to do.’’ (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian)

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Tom Bailey covers business news for The Daily Memphian. A Tupelo, Mississippi, native, he graduated from Mississippi State University. He's worked in journalism for 40 years and has lived in Midtown for 36 years.


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