Art-filled Overton Square Creates Maps for Self-Guided Tours

Overton Square is so filled now with public art that the entertainment district has enlisted Memphis College of Art to create self-guided tour maps for visitors.

Developer Loeb Properties has installed more than a dozen substantial murals, sculptures, paintings, stained glass and tiled art as well as a growing number of smaller works tucked in the corners and the landscaping.

There's no room for more tenants -- the district is fully leased -- but the art just keeps on coming. 

On Thursday, the lunch crowd on the patio of Boscos Squared watched artist Jay Crum install the shimmering mural he and his wife Kong Wee Pang created for the west wall of Local Gastropub. 

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