Selmer, Tn Downtown (1) Compressed


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The Selmer Business Alliance is applying for a grant to help beautify our downtown. I can in to help create this slide show to include with the grant application.

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Selmer, Tn Downtown (1) Compressed

  1. 1. Selmer Tennessee<br />STATE OF TENNESSEE<br /> <br />DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC <br />AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT <br />TENNESSEE MAIN STREET PROGRAM – <br />TENNESSEE DOWNTOWNS<br /> <br />2010 TENNESSEE DOWNTOWNS<br />Submitted By:<br />SELMER BUSINESS ALLIANCE<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br />Date:<br />February 5,2010<br />
  2. 2. Courthouse<br />
  3. 3. Main Street<br />Selmer, Tennessee<br />3<br />
  4. 4. Latta Building<br />Selmer, Tennessee<br />4<br />Proposed future home of the McNairy County visitors and culture center, this circa 1930 building was once used as a public gathering space and soon will be again; corner of Fourth Street and Court Avenue just across from the courthouse.<br />
  5. 5. Pat’s Cafe<br />Selmer, Tennessee<br />5<br />Pat&apos;s Cafe is a landmark business and purveyor of everyone&apos;s favorite &quot;slug burger.&quot;<br />
  6. 6. Museum<br />Selmer, Tennessee<br />6<br />The old Ritz Theatre houses the <br />McNairy County Historical Museum at the <br />corner of Third Street and Warren Avenue.<br />
  7. 7. Rockabilly Mural<br />Selmer, Tennessee<br />7<br />Commissioned in 2008 and finished in 2009, the Rockabilly Highway <br />Mural at the Corner of Court Avenue and Second Street <br />celebrates Selmer&apos;s Rockabilly Music roots.<br />
  8. 8. Chamber of Commerce<br />Selmer, Tennessee<br />8<br />
  9. 9. Selmer Chiropractic Center<br />Selmer, Tennessee<br />9<br />Several medical professionals practice in the downtown area including two General <br />Practitioners, a Dentist, an Optometrist and a Chiropractor shown here.<br />
  10. 10. Village Coffee House<br />Selmer, Tennessee<br />10<br />Thoroughly refurbished and recently <br />opened, Village Coffee House on <br />Court Ave. is one of the most <br />attractive additions to downtown <br />in many years.<br />
  11. 11. Thrift Store<br />Selmer, Tennessee<br />11<br />
  12. 12. First Christian Church<br />Selmer, Tennessee<br />12<br />
  13. 13. Feeney Law Firm<br />Selmer, Tennessee<br />13<br />
  14. 14. 4th Street Church of Christ<br />Selmer, Tennessee<br />14<br />
  15. 15. Train Station<br />Selmer, Tennessee<br />15<br />Turn of the century passenger depot on<br /> the Mobile and Ohio railroad (looking north).<br />
  16. 16. Shelter Insurance<br />Selmer, Tennessee<br />16<br />
  17. 17. Streets<br />Selmer, Tennessee<br />17<br />
  18. 18. Street Lighting<br />Selmer, Tennessee<br />18<br />Decorative lighting (foreground) <br />installed in the 1990s is functional<br />and adequate. <br />Three of the older buildings in <br />downtown (background) <br />date to the late19th century.<br />
  19. 19. China King<br />Selmer, Tennessee<br />19<br />
  20. 20. City Hall<br />Selmer, Tennessee<br />20<br />
  21. 21. Drug Store<br />Selmer, Tennessee<br />21<br />
  22. 22. Arts in McNairy<br />Selmer, Tennessee<br />22<br />Glass artist&apos;s studio on Warren Ave. (left) with <br />Selmer&apos;s first municipal fire station next door (right).<br />
  23. 23. Community Center<br />Selmer, Tennessee<br />23<br />
  24. 24. Post Office<br />Selmer, Tennessee<br />24<br />
  25. 25. Paper<br />Selmer, Tennessee<br />25<br />Corner of Second Street and Warren Avenue, the Independent Appeal (Weekly Newspaper)<br /> is the oldest continuously operating business in McNairy County.<br />
  26. 26. Historic Homes<br />Selmer, Tennessee<br />26<br />
  27. 27. Funeral Home<br />Selmer, Tennessee<br />27<br />
  28. 28. Future Green Space/Farmer’s Market to the Right<br />Selmer, Tennessee<br />28<br />
  29. 29. Future Parking for Famer’s Market<br />Selmer, Tennessee<br />29<br />(looking south) Railroad tracks on the far left; old depot with green roof in the distance; <br />typical downtown building in the middle; future public green space on the far right.<br />
  30. 30. Cypress Creek<br />Selmer, Tennessee<br />30<br />Cypress Creek a tributary of the Tuscumbia River was once an important waterway <br />into the interior of the county. It runs near the downtown district.<br />