Aerial concept drawing

Give Your Feedback on Greensward/Parking Proposal

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 student market

MCA and the future of Overton Park

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 […]

Checking in on iNaturalist

It’s been a while since we reported on what’s new with our favorite nature observation and identification program, iNaturalist. You may remember that we launched a field guide to Overton Park’s plants using the platform, followed by a guide to birds. These are both handy tools to use when you’re trying to identify something you’ve […]