Brownsville on the Move: A Comprehensive Plan for Creating a More Vibrant, Sustainable,
and Just Community
Vance Avenue Collaborative
Vance Avenue Renaissance Plan (prepared by the Neighborhood Subcommitte)
Preliminary Planning Framework
WMCTV - Taking Back Our Neighborhoods
Memphis Daily News coverage
Grow Memphis coverage of the Vance Avenue Garden
University of Memphis video overview
Strategies for Enhancing Resident Attraction to Brownsville, Tennessee
A report prepared by the students of PLAN 7007: Special Projects Studio (Spring 2010)
South Memphis Revitalization Action Plan
Memphis Music Magnet
The Memphis Music Magnet is an arts-based neighborhood revitalization concept (with a Memphis twist) developed by two planning courses in the Spring of 2008 and 2009.
The purpose of the Memphis Music Magnet is to create neighborhood level change by
attracting and supporting musicians and the music industry in Memphis, and incorporate music as a tool for community engagement.
University Neighborhood Comprehensive Plan
Prepared by students in the Comprehensive Planning Studio class during the Fall semester
of 2007. Students worked with a variety of groups from throughout the University
Neighborhood to create a plan to guide future development over the course of the next
couple of decades.
Visit the University Neighborhood Comprehensive Plan Web site
Download the plan [pdf]
Frayser: A Turning Point
A report on transportation issues in Frayser prepared by the students of PLAN 7006:
Comprehensive Planning Studio (Fall 2006).
Full Report Maps
Crossroads: The Economics of Cities (blog)
Student /faculty blog that explores the relationship between city planning, public finance, urban economics,
and the fiscal health of communities.
Fiscal Issues in Community & Economic Development
An e-text authored by the students of PLAN 7011: Financing Community Development (Spring 2006)
CSX Potential Light Rail Transit Supportive Development: Corridor Concepts and Site
Prepared by the students of PLAN 7008: Site Planning (Fall 2004)
Full Report Presentation (Part 1 / Part 2)
Frayser Futures: A Comprehensive Plan for Growth and Development
Prepared for the Frayser Community Association and the Frayser Community Development
Corporation by the Graduate Program in City & Regional Planning, with assistance from
the Memphis and Shelby County Division of Planning and Development, and the Memphis
Division of Housing and Community Development. (Spring 2003)
Report Index of Maps