They say, “Midtown is Memphis”
We think they’re onto something.
With a wide-ranging and diverse offering of businesses including restaurants, theaters, independent retailers and shops, parks and bike lanes, Midtown is a lively and exciting area of Memphis, home to artists, professionals and students alike. Rhodes College, Memphis College of Art and the University of Tennessee are all located in Midtown.
Most homes were built between 1900 and 1940; the Historic Districts of Midtown include Cooper-Young, Evergreen, Vollintine-Evergreen (VECA), Central Gardens, Annesdale-Snowden, Annesdale. Each of these districts has its own unique style and feel. Cooper-Young is host to the annual Cooper-Young Festival; this area of Midtown is famed for its eclectic houses, residents, restaurants, coffee shop and bars. Evergreen, Central Gardens and Annesdale all house interesting architectural gems and active neighborhood associations.