Ron Pevahouse collection, Special Collections Department, University of Memphis Libraries
"Progress Photo #2, Catholic Club, 1-3-23, Jas. Alexander Cons’t Co, Contractors”. Photographer: C.H. Poland, Memphis, Tennessee. The Catholic Club, was located at the southeast corner of Third and Adams. The six-story building was described at the time as "one of the best-equipped club buildings in the South and includes every modern convenience." Inside was a gymnasium, bowling alleys, billiard room, swimming pool, dance rooms, an "excellent café," and even a rooftop garden. The top floors contained 74 spacious apartments that could be rented by members. It closed in 1939 and was demolished in the early 1980s.
1923 January 3
Poland, C. H., "Memphis Catholic Club under construction, 1923" (2021). James Alexander Construction Company. 3.