Yesterday, Memphis art leaders met with the Loeb Overton Square team to discuss the role of the arts at Overton Square in its redevelopment. Tom Bailey, Jr. covered the story for the Commercial Appeal:
(Loeb) showed photos of blank building walls where murals can be painted and common spaces where sculptures can be placed.
Rob Norcross of LRK Architects, which is leading the planning/design for Loeb, even suggested the mammoth sides of the parking garage could be a space for monumental art.
Loeb hopes most of the incoming restaurants will offer live music. The Square could have weekly or monthly artist markets, he said.
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