St. Jude drops request for temporary parking

Concerns raised about proximity to homes

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Updated: November 29, 2019 12:55 PM CT | Published: November 28, 2019 4:00 AM CT

Local planning boards are sometimes criticized for giving rules exceptions to developers at the expense of residents and neighborhoods. But this month even St. Jude Children's Research Hospital - arguably the most popular and influential "developer" in town - did not get its way.

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ALSAC Board of Adjustment Memphis and Shelby County Division of Planning and Development St. Jude Children’s Research 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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