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South Main & South Bluffs
South Main is a vibrant and eclectic neighborhood located in Downtown Memphis, known for its historic architecture, arts and culture scene, and trendy restaurants and bars. The neighborhood features a mix of restored and renovated historic buildings and new developments, offering a variety of housing options ranging from stylish loft apartments to luxurious condominiums. South Main is also home to several art galleries, music venues, and theaters, including the Orpheum Theatre, which hosts Broadway shows and other major performances. The neighborhood is also home to the South Main Arts District, which hosts the monthly Trolley Night and other community events throughout the year.
In addition to its artistic vibe, South Main is also known for its dining and entertainment options, with several popular restaurants and bars located in the area. The neighborhood’s central location provides easy access to some of Memphis’ top attractions, including Beale Street, the National Civil Rights Museum, and the Mississippi River. With its unique blend of history, culture, and modern amenities, South Main is a highly desirable neighborhood for those seeking a vibrant urban living experience in Memphis.
South Bluffs is a charming neighborhood in Memphis founded upon the principles of “New Urbanism”. It draws inspiration from neighborhoods in cities like Charleston, Savannah, and New Orleans, with shaded drives named after developments and plantation homes along the Mississippi River. The neighborhood features a range of housing options, with prices ranging from $350,000 to $2,000,000 and many homes offering picturesque views of either the neighborhood or the Mississippi River.
South Bluffs offers convenient access to several popular attractions, including the River Walk that goes out towards Downtown Memphis, providing stunning views of the Mississippi River and Tom Lee Park, where national festivals are held. The neighborhood is also located close to the South Main Arts District, where residents can enjoy various restaurants and galleries. The streets entering the neighborhood are paved with historic cobblestone and lead to two large fountains located at central intersections, while the large medians are lined with trees, gardens, and 12-foot high cast iron lights, adding to the neighborhood’s charm and character.
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