Very good Average 4. Poor 1. Terrible 0. Traveler type. Time of year. Language All languages. All languages. English French 2. Dutch 1. More languages. Italian 1. Japanese 1. Portuguese 1. Black Memphians of all identities and cultures made a home on Beale Street. They lived, worked, and played on Beale. Church Park, founded in at the junction of Beale and Fourth, became the heart of black community activity, hosting graduation celebrations, dances, religious gatherings, and conventions.
Lee in As Don Newman stood with his tripod and camera at the intersection of Beale and Fourth in , he captured a Memphis neighborhood. All around Don were places to live and make a living. Don took his photographs to immortalize a Memphis he felt would soon be changing.
Desegregation, white flight, and the opportunity for middle-class black families to finally move past the barriers of Jim Crow that had bound them since the end of Reconstruction all contributed to the long decline of the Downtown area, and investors put their money into projects in the east instead.
In the summer of , Mayor Edmund Orgill announced that Beale Street would become the center of a new tourist attraction. Downtown needed to be revitalized, and tourism would bring in much-needed revenue to the area. That same year Don returned to Beale to capture the street once again. Beale was to be transformed into a suburban-inspired area, complete with a cobblestone walkway and covered shopping mall.
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Other s s s s s s s s-present Piano Solos Popular Songs Black AmericanaToday the Blues can still be heard on Beale Street, but there are also newer sounds to hear, like Reggae, Rock, Fusion Jazz, Soul, and Gospel as well. The entire downtown area of Memphis is undergoing an amazing, massive, and long-overdue renovation, all of which reflects positively on Beale Street.