Tom Lee Park is ‘land too precious for compromise’

By , Guest Columnist Published: July 01, 2019 4:00 AM CT
Guest Columnist

Henry Turley

Henry Turley has been a Downtown developer for four decades. His most notable projects include Harbor Town, South Bluffs, Uptown and South End. He is "a resolved optimist: Old enough to have seen a lot of change – generally for the better."

As Memphis in May and Memphis River Parks Partnership negotiate a plan for the park on the Mississippi, city residents should recall other Memphis projects born in conflict.


Memphis In May Memphis River Parks Partnership Riverside Drive Tom Lee Park


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