Crosstown Concourse

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Crosstown Concourse
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Reviving a retail distribution center that had stood abandoned since the early 1980s, this 1.3 million-square-foot vertical urban village in Memphis has transformed urban blight into a vibrant community.
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Exterior of Crosstown Concourse, Memphis, Tennessee
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