TBA Law Blog


Posted by: Kate Prince on Jan 31, 2018

The Shelby County Environmental Court will hear arguments to declare the remains of the former Benchmark Hotel in downtown Memphis a nuisance on Thursday. The Commercial Appeal reports that the Downtown Memphis Commission hopes to make MNR Hospitality LLC of Nashville produce a timeline of when the building will be torn down. Among other claims, the lawsuit alleges the old building is a public nuisance under the Tennessee Neighborhood Preservation Act.