I visited Memphis recently and stayed in a Motel near to this site. I was so intrigued by this building and grounds that I made a point to remember to look up what the origins were of the majestic buildings. Iam so glad to have found out, and I also think as A Rose stated you need to see and feel this place to really appreciate it. Although Iam disappointed that there is not a least one resident ghost. :) I just hope that any future proposals made for this site, keep the integrity of its history for future generations .
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I enjoyed reading. As an annual visitor sometimes twice a year I have thought of buying a residence in Memphis.
Ahhh! I love the smell of Green in the air. Thanks for the article - it's great to hear about the environmentally friendly work people are doing in Memphis. It's great to see commercial builders investing in these technologies - knowing there are future home-owners wanting to buy more environmentally sustainable homes.
Are the builders designing these homes with future expansion in mind? Just imagine the possibilities if you could, down the road, further expand these homes on your own simply by using your own recycled garbage. As you know, home garbage re-use techniques have greatly improved since Prince Mongo's early groundbreaking experiments, which resulted in mixed results (and civil fines).
Great location...I've long been intrigued by it....but is it safe? Will people buy? Please cut down the trees so we can see the river.
I'm not sure what to make of the fact that someone quoted lyrics from a Styx song as support for this project (as worthy as it may indeed be).
This is truly a remarkable place. One needs to see it to appreciate the beauty of the land, the majesty of the river and the history of the site. Mr. Crews is a visonary and an asset to Memphis and the community. I wish him well in his endeavor.
Mr Crews could not have captured a better statement than his remarking about this being the best time for his phenomenal project in the article by Mr. Akers. No one could have said it better than of course, in the famous Styx song, "We'll take the best, forget the rest and someday we'll find these are the best of times". The best way to live is with peace and serenity and what more could one ask for than to own a part of the vision and dreams of this upscale and sophisticated, historical southern charm that this Desota Project developement seems to illuminate with the wonderous charm of the amenities such as an elegant-relaxing pool, a New Orleans style courtyard, the magnificant lush trees and plant life, not to mention the breathtaking view of the nearby. "mighty Mississippi River" and the history all evoke in this "Living History"article.Amazing, the best place for the best of times!
Every home selling situation is different. This concept may work well for some, but not for all. I do like the idea... especially for those who want to sell quickly. I might try this with a property I own that needs lots of improvements!
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A few questions...
I am curious why you don't include info about DLP technology. DLP offers 10° higher viewing angle, greater contrast ratio, and higher brightness levels as well as being free from burn in issues.
What was it about the KDL-40S2010 (other than it fit in your car) that attracted you to it?
What is the resolution of the TV - 1080i or 1080p?
HD Ready or does it have an HD Tuner built in?
Greg, what a truly special article. Thanks so much. You are a dear friend. - Pam
Thank you so much for this, Greg. Dad would be proud.
Great article, Greg! Thanks for the shout out to my dad. It brightened my day. Melissa Salazar
That information came from Chance Carlisle himself.
Where did you hear about the towers being 34 and 30 floors, respectively. Every other source I've encountered has reported the taller tower at 30 stories and smaller tower at 27 stories.
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