Aretha Franklin’s birthplace home closer to preservation plan

By , Daily Memphian 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)

There are no grand plans for Aretha Franklin’s birthplace home in Memphis, but a judge is ready to approve a receiver’s plan to stabilize and preserve it for potential reuse later. 

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

Elle Perry

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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