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List of Famous Memphis Buildings & Structures

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List of the famous landmarks that make up the Memphis skyline, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Memphis architectural landmarks as well as other major buildings, dwellings, and other structures in Memphis are included on this list. Information about these Memphis buildings is included on this list, such as when the building first opened and what architectural style it falls under. List includes both new buildings in Memphis and older historic landmarks.

This list has a variety of buildings, like Graceland and Sun Studio, in it.

This list answers the question, "What are the most famous buildings in Memphis?"

This is a good reference for research into the historical architecture in Memphis. Famous architectural houses within the city of Memphis are included as well, sometimes by address, other times listed by the name of the original home owner.
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Douglass High School is a public high school in Memphis, USA, Tennessee, operated by the Memphis City Schools. Located in the African American Douglass neighborhood in North Memphis, it is named for Frederick Douglass, a 19th-century abolitionist. The original Douglass High School was built in 1938. It burned to the ground and was replaced by a new building in 1946. The school opened in 1946 and operated in the original Frederick Douglass High School building until 1981 when it closed. Closure occurred after cross-town busing for desegregation caused enrollment to plummet as African American students were bused out of the neighborhood, but few white students reciprocated by attending ...more on Wikipedia

City/Town: Memphis, Tennessee, USA

Style: Art Deco

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E. H. Crump House

City/Town: Memphis, Tennessee, USA

Style: Colonial Revival architecture

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Elmwood Cemetery Office and Entrance Bridge

City/Town: Memphis, Tennessee, USA

Style: Late Gothic Revival

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Elvis Presley House

City/Town: Memphis, Tennessee, USA