Smokestack first to vanish as Nylon Net demolition starts

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Updated: March 17, 2021 3:42 PM CT | Published: March 17, 2021 10:43 AM CT

Demolition has started on Downtown’s historic Nylon Net Building, 7 Vance, where a new apartment building will rise.


Nylon Net Building Chance Carlisle historic preservation National Register of Historic Places Subscriber Only

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Tom Bailey

Tom Bailey

Tom Bailey retired in January as a business reporter at The Daily Memphian, and after 40 years in journalism. A Tupelo, Mississippi, native, he graduated from Mississippi State University. He has lived in Midtown for 36 years.