Conservancy could save Mid-South Coliseum

By , Daily Memphian Updated: June 09, 2023 1:11 PM CT | Published: June 09, 2023 4:00 AM CT

The conservancy is the latest in efforts to return the Coliseum to use after it was mothballed by the city 16 years ago. It is the first proposal since Mayor Jim Strickland called for the Coliseum’s demolition to make way for a new $52 million, 10,000-seat soccer stadium.

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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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