Memphis Riverfront Concept

Memphis Riverfront Concept


Michael Savona


The Memphis Riverfront Concept describes how six miles of the city’s Mississippi riverfront can become a signature network of spaces and opportunities, tied into the city and its assets, that benefits the entire community and lifts Memphis as a whole.

Developed through an iterative process of research, engagement, analysis, and design, the Concept focuses on showing how five zones—the Fourth Bluff, Mud Island, Tom Lee Park, MLK Park, and Greenbelt Park—can leverage their particular strengths to become distinctive places offering activities and experiences that appeal to people of all generations, incomes, races, and backgrounds. 

Describing the Concept through essays, diagrams, drawings, and renderings, this informative and inspirational book provides a picture of what’s possible for the Memphis riverfront.