Overton Park is a 342-acre public park in the heart of Memphis, Tennessee. The park contains a nine-hole golf course, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis College of Art, Memphis Zoo, Levitt Shell, Rainbow Lake, Veterans Plaza, the Greensward, two playgrounds, and a 126-acre Old Forest State Natural Area. Learn more.

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  • Recap of February 2 parking meeting

    Overton Park aerial view

    A capacity crowd attended last night’s public meeting with the consulting team working to identify parking and traffic solutions in Overton Park. Representatives from Looney Ricks Kiss, Alta Planning + Design, and Kimley-Horn presented a review of the issues facing the park, case studies from other urban parks and zoos, and the preliminary results of an online survey […]

  • Parking feedback: Online survey

    Overton Park traffic jam

    The first public meeting for Overton Park’s parking and traffic plan will be held this Tuesday, February 2, at 6:00 p.m. in the Brooks Museum of Art auditorium. If you’re unable to attend, or would like to offer your comments in advance, the team at Alta Planning + Design has created an online feedback tool […]

  • Parking and traffic plan update

    Overton Park map by Iryna Kurylo

    (For a permalink to this information, visit www.overtonpark.org/plan, which we’ll be updating with new details.) Parking and traffic are frequent challenges in Overton Park, as both the park itself and its cultural institutions get more popular with each passing year. It’s time for the community to come together to identify solutions to these challenges. Overton […]

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