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Cooper-Young Historic District

Cooper and Young Streets, Memphis, TN 38101 (Cooper Young Community Association)
901-276-7222
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Ranked #42 of 76 Attractions in Memphis
Type: Historic Walking Areas, Cultural
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Forrest City, Arkansas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Enjoyed my first time to this quiant little area packed full of shops, restaraunts, and bars. Historic area but clean and well maintained. I could spend a whole Saturday just walking and browsing the area. They even have a cute little kangaroo shuttle bus to take you from one end of town to the other.

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Leesburg, IN
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45 reviews 45 reviews
20 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

The Cooper Young district was recommended to us by some locals. We went on a Sunday & there sure wasn't much doing. Yes there are a lot of restaurants, but how many restaurants can you visit in a day? Only came across one shop that was open & then there was nothing. Hopefully I've misjudged an area by one afternoon,... More

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Memphis, Tennessee
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

I love the Cooper-Young area so much that I got a job here. There is so much culture and personality in one location! Be sure to people watch as you dine on Tappas or sip cocktails. Also attend cooper young festival in September!

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Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
16 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014 via mobile

Came here on July 4 and nearly every store was closed. Such a bummer. I expected more of this district, while it was very quaint and well maintained, there just wasn't much here.

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Millington, Tennessee
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

You gotta love a real neighborhood! You can walk to shops and restaurants. I love the vibe during the spring and summer. Several of my favorite restaurants are located here.

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San Jose, California
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162 reviews 162 reviews
54 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

IT's a nice neighborhood and gives you a different flavor of Memphis but there's not much happening during the day, very few stores and not worth driving down to. However there are some great restaurants so I would go back to check it out at night.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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35 reviews 35 reviews
7 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

We drove around this historic district. We really liked the variety of houses. Also would suggest driving down Central Avenue to see the large houses/mansions.

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Hernando, Mississippi
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50 reviews 50 reviews
12 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2013

A great many restaurants and shopping. Check out Burke's Books. Unique shops, restaurants from very affordable to upscale. Cooper-Young has a festival and 5K each year.

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Memphis, Tennessee
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163 reviews 163 reviews
16 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Sort of an artsy, neighborly feel. The regulars recognize and speak to each other, know who owns what, etc. Worth a visit for good food and interesting shops.

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Florissant
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012 via mobile

I really enjoyed the few days I stayed here in the Pilgrim House right off Cooper and Young. Several nice places around and within walking distance. The neighborhood was a little disappointing and run down. Overall had a great stay. Java Cabana was awesome. :)

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