Aretha Franklin’s birthplace home closer to preservation plan

By Published: June 11, 2019 1:45 PM CT
<strong>An Environmental Court judge appears ready to approve a receiver&rsquo;s plan to stabilize and preserve Aretha Franklin's birthplace home for potential reuse later. The court has set&nbsp;a hearing for Aug. 6 to hear the final cost estimate to stabilize the home at 406 Lucy Ave.</strong> (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian file)

An Environmental Court judge appears ready to approve a receiver’s plan to stabilize and preserve Aretha Franklin's birthplace home for potential reuse later. The court has set a hearing for Aug. 6 to hear the final cost estimate to stabilize the home at 406 Lucy Ave. (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian file)

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Steve Barlow Jeffrey Higgs Patrick Dandrige Shelby County Environmental Court
Elle Perry

Elle Perry

Elle Perry covers Hickory Hill, Orange Mound, South Memphis and Whitehaven for The Daily Memphian. The Memphis native and two-time University of Memphis graduate has written for publications including The Memphis Business Journal, Memphis Flyer and High Ground News, and previously served as coordinator of The Teen Appeal.


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