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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  • Give Your Feedback on Greensward/Parking Proposal

    Aerial concept drawing

    It’s time to weigh in! Yesterday, the Powers Hill Design team presented the Parking Steering Committee with three initial proposals for a reconfiguration of the Zoo’s parking lot. Those proposals are now live on the City’s website at www.memphistn.gov/parkingplan, but you can also click the links below: Aerial overlays of the three concepts Proposed vehicle routes […]

  • MCA and the future of Overton Park

    MCA student market

    This morning, Memphis College of Art announced that it plans to end new student admissions in preparation for closing its doors after the existing students graduate. The loss of MCA will be felt deeply in Overton Park, where students have given and received inspiration for decades. Their presence, and the work they created here, has contributed strongly […]

  • Parking project advisory team announced

    The City of Memphis announced today the advisory team members for the expansion of the Memphis Zoo parking lot. The advisory team members will act as community liaisons and will work with the City and the design team to ensure that public feedback is included throughout the design process. This advisory team includes representatives from […]

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