Fat Ladies and Flattened Buildings 

Why does our fine city have such a penchant for tearing down some of the coolest-looking buildings ever constructed? Case in point, the Venetian-inspired Memphis Steam Laundry building, designed by noted architect Nowland Van Powell ...

Read about this unique building, as well as a short history of Memphis' "Fat Ladies Anonymous" club and other oddities at Vance Lauderdale's blog.

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