Crème de Memph: Planner mines for the joy, quirks in what Memphis has built

By , Daily Memphian Updated: July 25, 2019 12:50 PM CT | Published: July 22, 2019 4:00 AM CT
<strong>Josh Whitehead, director of the Memphis and Shelby County Office of Planning and Development (right), goes over old records with Kraus Model Cleaners president Jack Scharff for his Cr&egrave;me de Memph blog. Whitehead was touring the nearly century-old building, which will be the topic for the 269th entry of the blog.&nbsp;</strong>(Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian)

Josh Whitehead, director of the Memphis and Shelby County Office of Planning and Development (right), goes over old records with Kraus Model Cleaners president Jack Scharff for his Crème de Memph blog. Whitehead was touring the nearly century-old building, which will be the topic for the 269th entry of the blog. (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian)

Weekdays, Josh Whitehead serves as planning director for Memphis and Shelby County. Weekends, he writes and takes photos for his history blog that has drawn a following. 

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Tom Bailey

Tom Bailey

Tom Bailey covers business news for The Daily Memphian. A Tupelo, Mississippi, native, he graduated from Mississippi State University. He's worked in journalism for 40 years and has lived in Midtown for 36 years.


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