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‘Battle on the Bluff’ legacy lives in trailblazing Bluff Walk

By , Daily Memphian Updated: January 27, 2020 9:59 AM CT | Published: January 27, 2020 4:05 AM CT
<strong>Joost Vanderermeulen of the Netherlands takes a selfie with the Mississippi River along the Bluff Walk near Union Ave., Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020.</strong> (Mark Weber/Daily Memphian)

Joost Vanderermeulen of the Netherlands takes a selfie with the Mississippi River along the Bluff Walk near Union Ave., Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020. (Mark Weber/Daily Memphian)

The Battle on the Bluff raged for most of the 1990s and resulted in the Bluff Walk, an outdoor amenity that Downtown residents, workers and visitors take for granted now.

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Memphis riverfront development Chickasaw Bluff Bluff Walk Chickasaw Bluffs Conservancy greenways

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Wayne Risher

Wayne Risher

Business news reporter, 43-year veteran of print journalism, 35-year resident of Memphis, University of Georgia alumnus and proud father and spouse of University of Memphis graduates.


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