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A Multicultural Food Hall
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We might be under quarantine for a little longer, but Crosstown Concourse’s food hall provides a little taste of the world beyond our borders. Global Café at Crosstown Concourse takes an international approach to cuisine, offering a variety of dishes from several countries.

June 29, 2020
Art, Health, Learning In Community: A Vertical Urban Village In Memphis
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Between the World Wars, Sears built 10 giant centers around the country. The one-to-three million square foot fortresses served as department store, regional office and fulfillment center for the catalog business. As Sears’ business dwindled in the early 1990s, the centers were closed. Most sat idle for years. Three were eventually demolished. The one in Seattle became the headquarters of Starbucks. Some turned into condos. The one in Memphis turned into the most interesting adapted use project in America.

February 26, 2020
CrossFit in Crosstown
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The Crosstown neighborhood offers two options for those seeking a CrossFit gym.

November 6, 2019
Art of Gardening
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Container gardens and landscaped areas at Crosstown Concourse double as works of art.

November 6, 2019
This Excellent Memphis Restaurant Neighborhood Is Reinventing Food Activism
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Driving through Memphis’s Crosstown neighborhood, it’s hard to miss Crosstown Concourse. The former Sears distribution center turned mixed-use development anchors the area with an arts center, shops, school, and public health center. Walk inside and it’s clear that the food is the heart of this place. Most of the restaurants are local, and three of them have made giving back to the community a core part of their mission.

October 24, 2019
Lively Concourse wins Bruner Gold for its open doors, array of users
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Boston architect and philanthropist Simeon Bruner has spent much of his professional life studying how the designs of urban buildings “manifest” themselves to make their surrounding communities better.

He’s never seen anything like Crosstown Concourse.

“I would say this building is unique in terms of public access and permeability and the multitude of different uses that come together without restriction,” Bruner said while touring the Concourse with The Daily Memphian late Friday afternoon.

The building was the Gold Medal recipient for the 2019 Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence.

October 13, 2019
New hair salon fills a need in Concourse’s ‘vertical village’
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A client-stylist relationship — even one limited to monthly, 30-minute increments — can be therapeutic for the customer and strengthen customer retention for the stylist.

But the conversation stylist Barbara Barnett had with one of her regulars in 2018 proved to be life-changing for both her and a colleague at the Midtown salon where they had been longtime employees.

As a result of that conversation, Barnett and Whitney Adams on Tuesday, Oct. 1, will open and be co-owners of Hero & Sage, the first hair salon in the massive Crosstown Concourse.

October 1, 2019

GET UP HERE. Early.

Make plans to come early for dinner or dinks at one of Crosstown Conscourse’s many restaurants.

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Get Sauced
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Dips and sauces take center stage at Saucy Chicken.

June 4, 2019
This and That
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Proud Mary brings handcrafted gifts, art, and vintage clothing to the Crosstown neighborhood.

June 4, 2019
On and Poppin’
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Pop-a-roos brings gourmet popcorn to Crosstown Concourse.

May 29, 2019
Crosstown Arts Creates Four Places to Find Live Music
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On a recent Thursday evening, about 80 people gathered in a room in Crosstown Concourse flanked by dark green curtains and ringed with sofas, love seats and armchairs. Amber light glowed from assorted lamps on side tables.

Standing on a rug in the room’s center, twin brothers Christian Underwood on bass and Christopher Underwood on drums, known as The PRVLG, played with Paul Taylor.

The concert was part of The Groove music series, focused on “funky bands,” at The Green Room, one of four music venues operated by Crosstown Arts. Other sites include Crosstown Theater, the East Atrium and 430 N. Cleveland, across the street from the Concourse.

May 23, 2019

GET UP HERE. Early.

Make plans to come early for dinner or dinks at one of Crosstown Conscourse’s many restaurants.

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The Doghouzz is Bringing Gourmet Hot Dogs to Memphis
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Is there any more American food item than the hot dog? The folks behind The Doghouzz are banking on this country’s love affair with this iconic food.

The Doghouzz will be Memphis’ only hot dog restaurant and bar. At 1349 Autumn in the Crosstown neighborhood, the 4,400-square-foot restaurant that includes an outdoor patio is slated to open in early June.

April 26, 2019
From the Desk of Crosstown High
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Last fall, Crosstown Concourse welcomed the first class of 150 students to Crosstown High, a public charter school located inside the building. This project-based learning environment allows students to work directly with Concourse tenants on real life projects. Concourse is partnering with Crosstown High to bring you this column by ninth grader, Thomas Edwards.

February 12, 2019
New Places to Play
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New pool, gymnasium, and community garden set to open at Crosstown Concourse in the spring.

February 12, 2019

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