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Memphis Named Among Forbes' "15 U.S. Cities' Emerging Downtowns"

March 29, 2013

The home of rock 'n' roll, Graceland and the best barbecue on both sides of the Mississippi River has been named among Forbes' "15 U.S. Cities' Emerging Downtowns." Fans can check out the complete list by visiting

"Home to Beale Street, downtown Memphis has welcomed a flurry of redevelopment projects over the past few decades. In December, a 200-page, 20-year-long plan was proposed to continue efforts," writes

Memphis is nationally known for its rich music history, but new projects in the works including a renovated Elvis Presley Boulevard, revived Stax Museum and the Green Mile Project are now opening many more doors for local residents, as well as tourists.

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