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Overton Park aerial view

Recap of February 2 parking meeting

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 […]

Overton Park traffic jam

Parking feedback: Online survey

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 […]

Overton Park map by Iryna Kurylo

Parking and traffic plan update

(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 […]

Statement regarding tree removal

On Monday, January 11th, Overton Park Conservancy (OPC) staff became aware that 27 trees on the north end of the Greensward had been removed by an unknown person or persons. After contacting the Memphis Police Department and our park partners, we learned that the Memphis Zoo removed these trees, which had been planted by OPC […]