Council considers funding to change City Hall’s look

By , Daily Memphian Published: October 05, 2021 4:00 AM CT
<strong>Much of City Hall&rsquo;s ground floor remains behind chain link fencing because of crumbling marble. The city&rsquo;s $4.9 million rehab plan would leave the marble on the ground floor but replace the marble veneer on the floors above it with a metal veneer.</strong> (Bill Dries/Daily Memphian)

Much of City Hall’s ground floor remains behind chain link fencing because of crumbling marble. The city’s $4.9 million rehab plan would leave the marble on the ground floor but replace the marble veneer on the floors above it with a metal veneer. (Bill Dries/Daily Memphian)

The $4.9 million in funding would replace much, but not all, of the 55-year old structure’s exterior marble veneer.

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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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