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Your Input Wanted: Bicentennial Gateway Project Info Session 2/16

Memphis Cook Convention Center, Rendering: Looney Ricks Kiss

Featured image: Memphis Cook Convention Center, Rendering: Looney Ricks Kiss

The City of Memphis is hosting an info session to discuss details and answer questions on The Bicentennial Gateway Project. Now is the time to get involved and be a part of the process of planning what’s next for Memphis.

Photo: Bicentennial Project

Planning and development is in the beginning stages for the Bicentennial Gateway Project which comprises many components, including the revitalization of the Pinch Historic District; expansion of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital; redevelopment in Uptown and Carnes; modernization of the Convention Center; a re-imagining of Mud Island; and an activated riverfront. Learn more about the vision for this project at the public info session.

  • When:Thursday, February 16th, 4:30pm-7:30pm
  • Where: The Lobby of the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts at the Memphis Cook Convention Center (255 N Main St.)
  • Who is this for: Property owners, stakeholders, and any members of the public

Stakeholders will be present to answer questions and present preliminary concepts although renderings are at this point conceptual only. Representatives from the Memphis 3.0 Comprehensive Planning Team will also be in attendance. The Bicentennial Gateway Project is expected to create new economic engines and jobs, and the costs for the project will not come from city or county government’s general fund. The Memphis Division of Housing and Community Development is serving on the planning team and coordinating public engagement around the Bicentennial Gateway Project. Other notable partners include Shelby County, Downtown Memphis Commission, Riverfront Development Corporation, Memphis Cook Convention Center Board, ALSAC/St. Jude Children’s Hospital, and Memphis Medical District Collaborative.

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