Riverfront group, including Overton Heirs, sues to stop new Brooks construction

By , Daily Memphian Updated: August 25, 2023 10:28 AM CT | Published: August 24, 2023 9:01 PM CT

The Chancery Court lawsuit seeks to stop construction on the new riverfront Brooks Museum, charging violations of the terms of the “public promenade” established when the city was founded in 1819.


Friends for Our Riverfront Overton heirs Brooks Museum of Art Virginia McLean Downtown

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Bill Dries covers city and county government and politics. He is a native Memphian and has been a reporter for more than 40 years.


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