City Council extends moratorium on new car-related businesses along Lamar Avenue

By Updated: September 03, 2019 6:30 PM CT | Published: September 03, 2019 6:30 PM CT
<strong>Young Actors Guild dancers rehearse</strong> <strong>July 15 at Capleville United Methodist. The city of Memphis sold for $1 a former Orange Mound fire station to the organization, which broke ground in July on renovations for what will be the Harriet Performing Arts Center.&nbsp;</strong>(Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian file)

Young Actors Guild dancers rehearse July 15 at Capleville United Methodist. The city of Memphis sold for $1 a former Orange Mound fire station to the organization, which broke ground in July on renovations for what will be the Harriet Performing Arts Center. (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian file)

After a year-long moratorium on car lots, tire shops and gas stations on Lamar Avenue, Memphis City Council members extended it Tuesday by an additional six months.

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Jamita Swearengen Lamar Avenue Memphis City Council
Bill Dries

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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