Owners trot out plans for old mounted police station

Barksdale site to be reborn as office and apartment units

By , Daily Memphian Updated: September 19, 2019 11:07 AM CT | Published: September 19, 2019 4:00 AM CT
<strong>Lexington Asset Management CEO Eric Clauson conducts a tour of the 109-year-old building that housed the Barksdale Mounted Police Station. The&nbsp; building soon will undergo a $1.8 million renovation to convert it into offices and several apartments.</strong> (Jim Weber/Daily Memphian)

Lexington Asset Management CEO Eric Clauson conducts a tour of the 109-year-old building that housed the Barksdale Mounted Police Station. The building soon will undergo a $1.8 million renovation to convert it into offices and several apartments. (Jim Weber/Daily Memphian)

The long-vacant, long-ignored Barksdale Mounted Police Station still has jail cell bars, horse stable windows and the name of Tennessee’s most infamous politician etched into the ornate front wall. A renovation will soon breathe new life into the city's first “suburban” police station.

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