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St. Peter Manor celebrates grand re-opening in midtown Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) – It was a celebration for hundreds of Memphians who live in midtown. Friday was the grand re-opening of St. Peter Manor...

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) – It was a celebration for hundreds of Memphians who live in midtown. Friday was the grand re-opening of St. Peter Manor.

 Wesley Living worked withthe Tennessee Housing Development Agency for several tax credits to help withthe project. It cost about $9.5 million.

283 affordable homes were renovated in the area during the project,which now includes a theater, grocery store, medical clinic, pool room, library,and exercise room.

“We have so many elderly in our community thatneed exactly what we do. They don’t have the ability to walk just anywhere, andthis part right in the center of town gives them access to so many amenities,and it’s just a perfect location,” said Jim Nasso, President & CEO of WesleyLiving.

St. Peter Manor was originally an orphanage built inthe 1800s. Today, it’s one of Wesley Living’s largest properties with the mostamenities.