Monuments and Landmarks in Memphis (Tennessee)

Memphis Pyramid
  • Memphis Pyramid

    The Memphis Pyramid, initially known as the Great American Pyramid, formerly referred to as the Pyramid Arena and locally referred to as The Pyramid, was originally built as a 20,142-seat arena located in downtown Memphis, in the U.S. state of Tennessee, at the banks of the Mississippi River. The facility was built in 1991 and was originally owned and operated jointly by the city of Memphis and Shelby County; Shelby County sold its share to Memphis in April 2009. Its ...
  • FedExForum

    FedExForum is an arena located in downtown Memphis, Tennessee. It is the home of the Memphis Grizzlies of the NBA and the NCAA Division I men's basketball program of the University of Memphis, both of whom previously played home games at the Pyramid Arena. The venue also has the capability of hosting ice hockey games, concerts, and family shows. The arena officially opened in September 2004 after much debate and also a derecho wind storm on July 22, 2003, that nearly ...
Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium
  • Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium

    Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium, originally Memphis Memorial Stadium, is a football stadium located at the former Mid-South Fairgrounds in the Midtown area of Memphis, Tennessee, United States. The stadium is the site of the annual AutoZone Liberty Bowl, and is the home field of the University of Memphis Tigers football team of the American Athletic Conference. It has also been the host of several attempts at professional sports in the city, as well as other local football games and other ...
Memphis Zoo
  • Memphis Zoo

    The Memphis Zoo, located in Midtown, Memphis, Tennessee, United States, is home to more than 3,500 animals representing over 500 different species. Created in April 1906, the zoo has been a major tenant of Overton Park for more than 100 years. The land currently designated to the Memphis Zoo was defined by the Overton Park master plan in 1988, it is owned by the City of Memphis. The zoo is set on 76 acres (31 ha), of which approximately 55 ...
Overton Park
  • Overton Park

    2080 Poplar Ave 38104 Memphis TN United States
    Overton Park is a 342-acre public park in Midtown Memphis, Tennessee. The park grounds contain the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis Zoo, Levitt Shell, a 9-hole golf course, Memphis College of Art, Rainbow Lake, Veterans Plaza, Greensward, Overton Bark dog park, and two playground and picnic areas. The Old Forest State Natural Area, one of the few remaining old growth forests in Tennessee, is contains miles of paved, limestone, and primitive trails for recreation and enjoyment of nature.
Memphis in May International Festival
  • Memphis in May International Festival

    56 S Front St 38103 Memphis TN United States
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Mid-South Coliseum
  • Mid-South Coliseum

    Mid-South Coliseum is a multi-purpose arena located in Memphis, Tennessee that seated 10,085 people. It was built in 1963 and closed in 2006.
Big River Crossing
  • Big River Crossing

    38103 Memphis TN United States
    At nearly a mile long, Big River Crossing is the country’s longest active bike-pedestrian rail bridge and the longest public pedestrian bridge across the Mississippi River. It serves as the centerpiece of Main Street to Main Street, a 10-mile multi-modal corridor between Memphis, TN and West Memphis, AR. The bridge is open daily to the public from 6am to 10pm. For more information, visit
Crosstown Concourse
  • Crosstown Concourse

    1350 Concourse Ave 38104 Memphis TN United States
    This is not just a building limited to the physical – the steel, the stone, and the tangible. This is a million square feet of opportunity, built on history and powered by renewal. It's a place to collaborate because our lives are lived better when we discover together. We believe in the search for intersections, designing paths of unexpected connections that lead to experiences filled with creative force. This is not just a building; this is a beautiful passage of ...
Ardent Studios
  • Ardent Studios

    Ardent Studios is a recording studio located in Memphis, Tennessee. Ardent Records/Ardent Music is the in-house label.
100 North Main
  • 100 North Main

    100 North Main is the tallest building in Memphis, Tennessee. At 430 feet, (131m) it has 37 floors and stands bordering Adams Avenue, North Second Street, and North Main. The building is currently totally vacant and closed to public entry. Plans for renovation to convert the building to hotel and apartments have repeatedly failed. The building stands abandoned and fenced off as of May 2016. The building has been condemned by Shelby County Environmental Court since late 2015 when it ...
Tom Lee Park
  • Tom Lee Park

    357 Riverside Dr 38103 Memphis TN United States
    Tom Lee Park is a city park located to the immediate west of downtown Memphis, Tennessee, overlooking the Mississippi River. Encompassing about 30acre parallel to the Mississippi River for about 1mi, it offers panoramic views of the Mississippi River and the shores of Arkansas on the opposite side. The park is named after Tom Lee, an African-American riverworker, who saved the lives of 32 passengers of the sinking steamboat M.E. Norman in 1925.Tom Lee Park is a popular location for ...
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception (Memphis, Tennessee)
  • Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception (Memphis, Tennessee)

    The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception is a Catholic cathedral in Memphis, Tennessee, United States. It is the seat of the Diocese of Memphis. The parish buildings are contributing properties in the Central Gardens Historic District. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982.
President's Island
  • President's Island

    President's Island is a peninsula on the Mississippi River in southwest Memphis, Tennessee. The city's major river port and an industrial park are located there.
Memphis Theological Seminary
  • Memphis Theological Seminary

    Memphis Theological Seminary is an ecumenical theological seminary located in Midtown, Memphis, Tennessee. It is affiliated with the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, but accepts and trains ministerial candidates from other groups as well. Besides the traditional Master of Divinity (MDiv), Memphis Theological Seminary also grants Master of Arts in Religion (MAR), and Doctor of Ministry (DMin) degrees as well as administering the Cumberland Presbyterian denomination's Program of Alternate Studies or PAS. Throughout its history the Cumberland Presbyterian Church has supported theological education. ...
Mallory–Neely House
  • Mallory–Neely House

    The Mallory–Neely House is a historic residence on 652 Adams Avenue in Memphis, Tennessee, USA. It is located in the Victorian Village district of Memphis. It has been identified as one of numerous contributing properties in the historic district.
Beale Street Historic District
  • Beale Street Historic District

    203 Beale St 38103 Memphis TN United States
    Beale Street is a street in Downtown Memphis, Tennessee, which runs from the Mississippi River to East Street, a distance of approximately 1.8 miles. It is a significant location in the city's history, as well as in the history of the blues. Today, the blues clubs and restaurants that line Beale Street are major tourist attractions in Memphis. Festivals and outdoor concerts periodically bring large crowds to the street and its surrounding areas.
Playhouse on the Square
  • Playhouse on the Square

    Playhouse on the Square is a regional theatre company located in Memphis, Tennessee. It is owned by Circuit Playhouse, Inc., which operates two other Memphis theaters. While it has its own resident company of professional actors, auditions are still frequently open to the public. The theater has 347 seats on two levels, an orchestra and balcony with boxes, as well as a rooftop terrace, which is open during shows and rented out for private events.
Overton Bicycle Arch
  • Crump Stadium

    Crump Stadium is a sports stadium in Memphis, Tennessee, built in 1934 and significantly downsized in 2006. It was built as a Works Progress Administration (WPA) project with a capacity of 7,500. In 1939 it was enlarged to hold 25,000 spectators. In 1948 and 1949 it staged the Delta Bowl, a college football bowl game. In 1947 the Arkansas–Texas football game was played there. The annual Ole Miss–Tennessee game was also held there in 1960s. Memphis State University (now University ...
Electraphonic Recording
  • Baptist College of Health Sciences

    Baptist College of Health Sciences is a private, coeducational, specialized college in Memphis, Tennessee operated by Baptist Memorial Health Care. The school was created through the expansion of the School of Nursing (est. 1912) and School of Radiologic Technology (est. 1956) from diploma programs into a college in 1994. It offers Bachelor's degrees in the following fields: Diagnostic medical sonography Accredited by Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs in collaboration with Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical ...
  • Tim McCarver Stadium

    Tim McCarver Stadium was a stadium in Memphis, Tennessee. It was primarily used for baseball and was the home of the Memphis Blues (1968–1976), the Memphis Chicks (1978–1997), and the Memphis Redbirds (1998–1999). The ballpark had a capacity of 8,800 people and opened in 1963 as an American Legion field, dubbed Fairgrounds #3 due to its location at the former Mid-South Fairgrounds. Memphis Memorial Stadium, now Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium, was constructed adjacent to it two years later. It was first ...
  • WHRK

    WHRK ("K 97.1") is an Urban Contemporary station owned by iHeartMedia, Inc.. It is licensed to Memphis, and it broadcasts at 97.1 MHz frequency. The station's studios are located in Southeast Memphis, and the transmitter site is in North Memphis.