Plans for old Melrose School excite neighbors

Historic building ‘a linchpin’ for Orange Mound community

By , Daily Memphian Updated: January 24, 2021 7:16 PM CT | Published: January 24, 2021 4:00 AM CT

Melrose School has been an anchor in Orange Mound for 83 years and will soon have a second life.


Orange Mound Melrose High Mary Mitchell Mimi Phillips Paul Young Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland
Linda A. Moore

Linda A. Moore

Linda A. Moore covers education, South Memphis and Whitehaven. A native of South Memphis, Linda has covered news in Memphis and Shelby County for more than 20 years and was formerly a reporter with The Commercial Appeal.


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