Sleep Inn at Court Square
40 N. Front St.
Memphis, TN 38103
Phone: (901) 522-9700
Fax: (901) 522-9710
Advantage Cab Co. services to the airport includes pick ups and drop offs to hotels, homes, and short and long tours too. You can negotiate with the driver a price if you pick him at the airport, the price is fixed if you have booked the taxi. Call and book your taxi before hand. The drivers are punctual and prompt.
Taking a taxi can be a relatively convenient and economical choice for an occasional trip, particularly when you consider alternatives. Cabs just don't wait by the corners, you can call up one from Bartlett. So call and book one for yourself and they will take you where you want to go. Bartlett also does airport pick ups and chauffeurs you around the city.
There is nothing that relieves stress better than a good workout, with the possible exception of some time in the sauna. Both are available at the downtown Y, as well as top-notch exercise and weight equipment, three racquetball courts, an indoor track and pool and an on-site SmoothMoves Juice Bar. Better yet, part of the workout area offers a commanding view of the AutoZone Park, directly across the street.
Located in the center of Downtown, Memphis Cook Convention Center is a multi-purpose facility that specializes in hosting trade shows, conventions, conferences, performing arts and art exhibits. The 3,00,000 sq. ft. event space accommodates two exhibit halls, The Grand Ballroom, 30 meeting rooms, a conference center and the 2,100 seat Cannon Center for the Performing Arts. They also offer banquet catering and beverage service depending on your event needs.
Children across the globe visit this research hospital for the most advanced cancer treatments. Insurance is accepted, but treatment is given regardless of ability to pay. Donations pay the majority of treatment costs. Founded by entertainer Danny Thomas.
With great ancient beauties of the home featuring the 1910 and 1920's structures, this beautiful area called the South Main Historic District is a great tourist attraction. Consisting of hotels, bars, restaurants, and some small commercials, the area also includes galleries, boutiques, photography studios, graphic design firms, markets for farmers, living quarters, etc. This place is a place of the people, for the people, a great neighborhood nestled in Downtown Memphis and also known as one of the most important cultural attractions.
Major hospital which serves accident victims and victims of violent crime, brought by helicopter from five states. Burn center, trauma center, wound care center, high-risk obstetrics and newborn center. Known for working with the most difficult cases.
Methodist University Hospital is a full service medical center offering emergency services along with surgery and in-patient care. This state-of-the-art hospital also has a cancer center, hearing center, pain institute, sleep disorder center, women's service and home health services. Germantown location offers a wing which specializes in pediatric care. With a highly professional yet warm and friendly staff, patients are assured to receive the best treatment with speedy recovery.
In 1968, two reputed black and church affiliated colleges, namely, the LeMoyne College and Owen College, joined hands and the LeMoyne-Owen College was formed. The mission of this renowned educational institution is to be a leading force and set a new benchmark for quality education. It aims to achieve an overall development of its students and hence, apart from studies, LeMoyne-Owen College encourages its students to pursue athletics, arts and other extra-curricular activities too. Its notable alumni include Marion Barry, Myron Lowery and W. W. Herenton. For admission schedule and other details, call ahead.
The Central Gardens is a beautiful area which forms a neighborhood of Midtown in Memphis. Designated as one of North America's best 'Old House Neighborhoods', it shows a mix of architectural styles. Encompassing an area of 511 acres (206.79 hectares), the neighborhood is home to 1540 structures which contribute to its historic nature. The major architectural styles seen in Central Gardens include Colonial Revival, Prairie School, Mediterranean Revival, Tudor Revival and American Craftsman styles. The neighborhood has been preserved well and was added to the National Register of Historic Places owing to its significance in history.
The Memphis College of Art offers degree programs in photography, graphic design and studio art. The college has two galleries open to the public, where the work of students and faculty may be viewed and purchased. One of the most interesting items for sale is the handmade paper created by students such as alumna Amy Carter, daughter of former president Jimmy Carter. The college holds a special sale each year before Christmas, in which children can create their own wrapping paper or take part in other art activities. Gallery admission is free to the public.
Nestled in the sprawling campus of Rhodes College, the Bryan Campus Life Center (BCLC) is a recreational-cum-athletic facility that caters to students and faculty. Completed in 1997, the BCLC provides for a space where students can pursue and excel in different sports or focus on overall physical fitness. It has a fully-equipped gymnasium, race track, racquetball and squash courts and a multi-sports versatile field that can host volleyball, golf, tennis and basketball games. Apart from sporting fields, the center also has a ballroom, namely the McCallum Ballroom that hosts entertaining performances, lectures, workshops and similar events. And, last but not the least; it houses Lynx Lair, a café that serves tasty short eats and beverages. For more details, check website or call ahead.