Update

Tom Lee Park cutbank bluff to be named for One Beale developers

By , Daily Memphian Updated: September 15, 2022 8:15 PM CT | Published: September 15, 2022 5:15 PM CT
<strong>Chance Carlisle (center) and Chase Carlisle (right) speak during a press conference Thursday, Sept. 15, announcing that the bluff overlooking Tom Lee Park is being named Carlisle Cutbank Bluff.</strong> (Brad Vest/Special to The Daily Memphian)

Chance Carlisle (center) and Chase Carlisle (right) speak during a press conference Thursday, Sept. 15, announcing that the bluff overlooking Tom Lee Park is being named Carlisle Cutbank Bluff. (Brad Vest/Special to The Daily Memphian)

The Carlisle name follows a $1.5 million donation by the developers to the $62 million Tom Lee Park redesign. It honors the late Gene Carlisle, the family patriarch who called the One Beale real estate “the best piece of dirt in Memphis.”

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One Beale Tom Lee Park redesign Carlisle Corp. LLC cut bank bluff

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