Cooper Young Business News

  • St. Patrick’s Day Parade – March 17!

    Join us for our St. Patrick's Day Parade Cooper Street between York and Young Avenue. Fun starts at 10 am. Be in the parade - contact Mary Ann at!

  • Cooper Young Garden Walk – May 20,21

    Come enjoy the “largest, most eclectic” kind of Garden Walk Tour in the South- 130+ gardens open for viewing in a hip, walkable or bikeable neighborhood - see more info under EVENTS. Get tickets:

  • New Vintage Store in CY!

    Go by FOX + CAT Vintage at 2155 Central Avenue. Get a look at some vintage women's fashion, accessories and decor! Meet Katie Gore, she is the owner! Call 901-409-6117.

News from the

Community Association

  • The Lamplighter – C-Y’s local newspaper

    Monthly printed issues are available on stands at local businesses throughout Midtown and can be found online as well.

  • New Plans for 883 Barksdale

    Designs represent revisions suggested by feedback on the previous plan for a two-building unit on the site. Plans to go before Board of Adjustments.

Welcome to the Neighborhood
Welcome to the Neighborhood

Make your way to the corner of Cooper and Young in Midtown Memphis and you’ll have arrived at a place both traditional and trendy, cosmopolitan and casual. You’ll discover boutique shopping and specialized retailers alongside sophisticated restaurants and happy-hour hangouts. It’s where art, culture, cuisine and commerce intersect in a fabric that weaves its way throughout this historic neighborhood to create a lifestyle district all its own.