Ideas swirl for Brooks Museum, MCA spaces at Overton Park

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - A new school, a restaurant, or an African-American art gallery – these are just a few of the proposals to re-purpose the Memphis College of Art and Brooks Museum.

Tours were offered in both buildings this week to show the potential each space has for transformation.

From the courtyard outside to the wood shop inside, every part of Rust Hall's 75,000 square feet is being toured.

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Jonel Turner
Guest column: Workforce development can help Memphis maintain momentum

Good things are happening in Memphis.

ServiceMaster, FedEx, and Indigo Ag have made large investments to grow their businesses Downtown. Transformative construction projects, such as One Beale and Union Row, are beginning to take shape. And, Frommers recently included Memphis on its “Best Places to Go in 2019” list, raising the profile of our tourism industry. Positive momentum certainly seems to be building.

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Jonel Turner