Some of the city’s movers and shakers gathered in an East Memphis hotel ballroom Tuesday to “Celebrate What’s Right About Memphis.”

In this case, it’s the billions of dollars now being invested in big building projects from Crosstown Concourse to Central Station to remake the city.

“We’re too hard on this city,” Andy Cates, the local businessman and philanthropist, told the crowd at a luncheon sponsored by the New Memphis Institute and the First Tennessee Foundation.

By: David Waters, The Commercial Appeal

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