Learn more about South Main Historic Art District.
This artsy little district has been described by locals as "a bite of the Big Apple with a dash of Southern hospitality." In recent years, it has become one of the hottest neighborhoods in Memphis for its attractive loft-style living and its many shops and restaurants. The shops and galleries offer art, objects and apparel from local craftspeople and designers as well as internationally known artists. You'll find exquisite gifts, stunning contemporary and traditional appointments for the home and designer fashions for the discriminating. Scattered throughout the area are popular clothing boutiques and art galleries. Also located here are some of the city's most famous restaurants and bars, like Arcade, Chez Philippe, Charlie Vergos' Rendezvous and Ernestine & Hazel's.