The Memphis and Shelby County Land Use Control Board (LUCB) voted 9 to 1 Thursday on a new Midtown development that Matthew Edwards, one of the owners of the P&H cafe worries could potentially hurt his business. Developers 1544 Madison Partners want to construct a four-building, gated apartment complex close to the P&H, between Madison, Court, and Avalon. Because the developers wants to gate off the complex, including an alley that P&H-goers often travel down, Edwards believes this will limit access to the bar. “We’ve been working on the business, trying to keep it up and build it up,” he said ahead of Thursday’s meeting. “And for it to just be shot down, or shut down is kind of frustrating.” Edwards adds that the issue is...
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P&H Owner Worries New Development Could Hurt Business