City Council rejects Graceland plan for Graves Elementary

By , Daily Memphian Updated: August 18, 2020 9:32 PM CT | Published: August 18, 2020 6:22 PM CT

The Memphis City Council voted down plans Tuesday, Aug. 18, for a manufacturing facility and vocational school at the old Graves Elementary School site in Whitehaven. The project was the latest stage of an expansion of Graceland's presence in Whitehaven that includes a hotel-resort and an entertainment complex.

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Bill Dries

Bill Dries covers city government and politics. He is a native Memphian and has been a reporter for more than 40 years.


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