Saving Tom Lee Park: $60 million transformation plan spurs civic battle royal

By , Daily Memphian Updated: May 20, 2020 1:40 PM CT | Published: June 24, 2019 4:00 AM CT

After input from 5,300 people and 65 meetings, a Tom Lee Park transformation plan has drawn opposition from 4,000 petitioners and 2,200 Facebook followers. Will mediation settle hard feelings?

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Wayne Risher

Wayne Risher

Business news reporter, 43-year veteran of print journalism, 35-year resident of Memphis, University of Georgia alumnus and proud father and spouse of University of Memphis graduates.


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