Freedom Preparatory Academy Brownlee

  At FPA Brownlee, a 135,000 SF Middle and High School, we used design strategies that were bold yet budget friendly. Purposeful material selections such as surplus carpet remnants were utilized to create colorful classroom floors while pops of FPA’s robust school colors of blue and orange were incorporated into the walls and flooring to enhance wayfinding. The main entry was enhanced with a new modern metal façade reflecting FPA’s contemporary educational... Read More
Posted by Bailey James at Wednesday, July 13, 2022

Union on Fletcher

EdR for University of South Florida in Tampa Situated adjacent to the University of South Florida in Tampa, the Union on Fletcher apartment complex was created by Greystar Real Estate Partners to serve primarily college students. With this demographic in mind, ANF created engaging, energetic interior spaces including design elements that provide “Instagram-worthy” moments. For community spaces such as the lobby and student lounge vibrant beach-themed wall graphics... Read More
Posted by Bailey James at Sunday, January 10, 2021

Forrest Street Park Pavilion

Town of Arlington The park invites gatherings of townsfolk for day and night, organized and impromptu, social and recreational uses, needed a setting with concessions, toilets, and equipment storage. The pavilion is built to affirm the Town of Arlington’s small Historic District and buildings, while inspiring future master plan development. The wide roof overhangs echo the sun and rain shelters of the local Train Depot, Murray Cotton Gin, and... Read More
Posted by Bailey James at Friday, August 28, 2020

Evergreen Presbyterian Church

The congregation chose to renovate a 1920’s era commercial storefront creating a flexible space that would reflect a unique Church Story. Through thoughtful design, we sought to communicate the gravity of their tradition while concurrently supporting their experimentation of faith in the modern age. The exterior consists of 3 identical bays, creating a clearly defined main entry. However, the building is located in a Historic District requiring... Read More
Posted by Bailey James at Friday, August 28, 2020

University of Memphis Student Recreation Facility

     This new 89,000 SF Recreation Center for the University of Memphis, to be located on the South side of campus along Southern Avenue, will showcase a dynamic wellness and recreation program for students, faculty, and alumni.  This new construction project will feature a teaching and demonstration Kitchen, 16,000 SF of weight fitness areas, a 2-court gym with an elevated track, and a variety of fitness studios including: TRX, Crossfit, Yoga, and... Read More
Posted by Bailey James at Friday, April 12, 2019

Tennessee College of Applied Technology (TCAT) Satellite Campus

  As part of Governor Bill Haslam’s Drive to 55 workforce development program, whose mission is focused on ensuring that more Tennessee residents are equipped with the training and certifications needed to support the State’s growing economy, this new Tennessee College of Applied Technology – Memphis satellite campus will be located in Bartlett, TN.  ANF, in partnership with Braganza design/ Group, is designing this 49,000 SF building that will be... Read More
Posted by Bailey James at Thursday, March 21, 2019

Pink Palace Mansion

  Having served several functions in its lifetime, the Pink Palace Mansion has been renovated to showcase historical exhibits and provide wedding & event venue amenities. Originally designed as a 2-story home in the Romanesque Revival style, its owner Clarence Saunders, the Piggly Wiggly grocery store magnate, lost his fortune in the stock market mid construction. It was later donated to the City of Memphis, completed with city funds and opened in... Read More
Posted by Bailey James at Tuesday, March 19, 2019

University of Memphis Cecil C Humphreys School of Law

The University of Memphis School of Law School relocated from its main campus building to the Historic US Custom House, Court House and Post Office in downtown Memphis. The new location, in the heart of the legal district, offers students opportunities for involvement in the local legal community. The design and restoration preserved the building’s historic environment, modernized all of its systems & adapted it for its new educational mission. The new location is... Read More
Posted by Bailey James at Saturday, December 1, 2018

Crosstown High School

                   ANF Architects - Crosstown High School Video Fly-Through from ANF Crosstown High School is a flexible, non-static, adaptable space that supports evolution in education and in technology while providing an environment that allows teachers and students alike to adapt and grow as learners, innovators, and change makers. The... Read More
Posted by Bailey James at Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Collegiate Hotel in Auburn

         ANF Architects designed the renovation and repurposing of the 21,000 SF historic Wittel Dormitory, originally a girl’s dormitory built in 1941, into a 41 Room boutique hotel. This adaptive reuse project, steeped in history, creates a sense of place, preserving the historic integrity of the building and incorporating reclaimed materials into the design.  In addition to 41 unique guestrooms, hotel amenities... Read More
Posted by Bailey James at Friday, August 31, 2018

The Village at Germantown

     ANF worked with the Village at Germantown, a senior living community, to expand their campus from 2015 to 2017. Starting in 2015, ANF designed the expansion to the Village’s formal dining room to meet the needs of their expanding population and to give the space a refreshing, updated feel. Shortly thereafter, work began on a new 60,000 SF, three-story independent living apartment building, which contains a mix of one-, two-, and... Read More
Posted by Bailey James at Friday, August 31, 2018

FHNC Corporate Headquarters Main Office Tower

FIRST HORIZON NATIONAL CORPORATION (FHNC) This 170,000 SF project renovates First Horizon’s Downtown Memphis Headquarters located in the iconic First Tennessee Tower at 165 Madison Ave. It represents the final phase of a multiphased project that provides a comprehensive design solution. The Operations Center project was completed in an earlier phase. ANF Architects worked with First Horizon National Corporation to... Read More
Posted by Bailey James at Monday, August 6, 2018

Germantown Park at Shelby Farms Office Complex

  Commercial Advisors When Commercial Advisors approached ANF to renovate and rebrand an office park consisting of six multi-story office buildings, the design goal was to give the main corridors, lobbies, and public spaces a dramatic refresh.  Interior finishes had not been updated in decades and Commercial Advisors hoped to appeal to the Millennial-age market segment.   The client’s primary objective was to maximize return on investment without... Read More
Posted by Bailey James at Monday, July 9, 2018

Greystar Cornell University - Maplewood Graduate & Professional Student Housing

Greystar - Cornell University Student Housing Upscale collegiate housing developer Greystar constructed a Maplewood Apartment community in Ithaca, NY to provide off-campus housing for graduate, faculty, and professional students of Cornell University. ANF worked with EdR to design the apartment lobby spaces, corridors, study rooms, and the community center. The color palette for the “Rustic Contemporary” style was inspired by the picturesque autumn landscapes of... Read More
Posted by Bailey James at Thursday, July 5, 2018

West Tennessee Solar Farm Information and Welcome Center

              1-40 Solar Farm Information & Welcome Center This 14,000 SF information & welcome center offers an educational component for the West Tennessee Solar Farm, which is a model of sustainable and energy-driven design. In 2012, the West Tennessee Solar Farm officially began generating power. The 5-megawatt facility, developed by the University of Tennessee Research Foundation, is located on Interstate-40 about 30... Read More
Posted by Bailey James at Friday, March 23, 2018


YOUTH MINISTRY BUILDING The St. Paul II Youth Ministry Building provides St. Louis Parish with a dedicated space for teens to come together in fellowship, spiritual and faith building activities. The 10,000 SF Building Includes: • Seating for 300 Youth with Production Platform Lighting & Sound System • Coffee Bar • Study Areas • Gaming Mezzanine • Conference Room & Offices Read More
Posted by Bailey James at Monday, January 1, 2018

Memphis Education Fund at Crosstown Concourse

      Memphis Education Fund (MEF) has a fresh new look in their new space in Crosstown Course. Formerly Teacher Town USA, this Memphis philanthropic collaborative is on a mission "to dramatically improve the bottom 10% of our schools in partnership with the  Achievement School District  and the  Shelby County School District . " After formative years on the top floors of 477 South Main, the makeup and needs of MEF... Read More
Posted by Bailey James at Thursday, December 28, 2017

ADS Crosstown Location

       ALZHEIMER'S AND DEMENTIA SERVICES ANF Architects is working with Alzheimer’s and Dimentia Services (ADS) to design a new 15,000 SF adult day care facility, to be located in Midtown/Crosstown, that will serve 50 senior clients (“friends”) who suffer from Alzheimer’s. The design, with its cooking station, art room, wandering paths, gardens and other specialized rooms allows for ADS to provide stimulating daytime therapeutic... Read More
Posted by Bailey James at Wednesday, December 27, 2017


  Speak Creative Headquarters ANF designed a new 14,000 SF, 2-story class A office building for the headquarters of Speak Creative in East Memphis at the intersection of Quail Hollow & Massey Road. Speak challenged ANF to create a contemporary design suitable for a full service digital agency that would meet Land Use Control Board restrictions that call for all buildings in the area to have a “residential character.” The red brick exterior... Read More
Posted by Bailey James at Friday, December 22, 2017

Flight Operations & Pilot’s Lounge

FEDEX This project renovated and modernized the FedEx Flight Operations & Pilot’s Lounge. Renovated areas include: Security Screening, Flight Planning, Training Areas, Manager’s Offices and a Café. Lounge Space was added to provide a respite for pilots before and between flights around the world. The addition of Collaborative Areas create space for pilots to interact in a comfortable setting. Phased construction allowed uninterrupted... Read More
Posted by Bailey James at Friday, November 24, 2017

Levitt Shell Renovation & Improvements - Phase 2

<!-- --> The Levitt Foundation ANF Architects worked closely with the Levitt Foundation to renovate, preserve, and restore the 1930's era outdoor concert shell after it had fallen into a state of disrepair and was shut down by the city. The orchestra shell reopened in 2008 and was rebranded as the Levitt Shell. The project was an immediate success that was embraced by the Memphis Community. The audience and community support for... Read More
Posted by Bailey James at Wednesday, November 1, 2017

First Tennessee Bank ATM Canopy Design

  Future of Banking ANF Architects is working with First Tennessee Bank to update their ATM canopy design. Each structure will have a site specific response to various requirements. Our work is intended to create an engaging and materially rich experience for busy customers who prefer to do their banking from the comfort of their own car. Read More
Posted by Bailey James at Monday, October 2, 2017

Overton Park Bike Gate Plaza

ANF designed the Bike Gate for Overton Park Conservancy with a curvy bike sprocket and chain-themed Plaza and a sculptural archway of scrap bicycles, wheelchairs, scooters, trikes, and other elements to be discovered by inquisitive visitors. Features that are friendly to cycles, wheelchairs, and pedestrians include benches, recycling bins, water fountain, wayfinding signs, and a trail linking the Plaza to existing roads in the beautiful Old Forest State Natural Area. ... Read More
Posted by Bailey James at Thursday, August 31, 2017

First Horizon National Corporation Operations Project

      FIRST HORIZON NATIONAL CORPORATION (FHNC) FHNC wanted to consolidate employees from three different buildings into two locations. The overall goal for the $62M FHNC Consolidation & Transformation was to reduce real estate, improve functional layouts to increase collaboration and work-flow while giving employees a flexible, modern work environment. In the early stages of design ANF Architects (Architect of Record)... Read More
Posted by Bailey James at Monday, July 3, 2017

The University of Memphis Community Health Building

The new facility supports over a thousand students and 70 faculty in the nursing school & a hundred students and 25 faculty in the communication sciences and disorders center. It provides 24 research labs, 6 simulation labs, 4 skills labs, 2 health assessment labs, a dozen classrooms, and over 100 offices. This new state-of-the-art clinical facility has allowed the university to expand their healthcare services offered to the public,... Read More
Posted by Bailey James at Monday, July 3, 2017

Freedom Prep Academy Adaptive Reuse

Freedom Prep Academy Millbranch This project converts a 48,320 SF church, daycare and family life center into a new charter school for Freedom Prep Academy. Our design team reconfigured and renovated the existing building to accommodate new classrooms, offices, athletic and admin spaces. Much care was taken in the branding of the existing spaces to create a cohesive campus design that builds pride and spirit among the students, faculty and staff. This adaptive reuse project reuses... Read More
Posted by Bailey James at Saturday, July 1, 2017

FedEx 180K Facility & Green Hub

FEDERAL EXPRESS ANF Architects designed the 129,000 square foot package sorting facility at FedEx's Memphis Hub. The building has received LEED© SILVER Certification and incorporates sustainable design elements, such as passive ventilation and natural daylighting, to help improve employee satisfaction and productivity. The second floor shops and offices are designed to allow employees to visually connect with the exterior aircraft gates as well as the interior... Read More
Posted by Bailey James at Friday, June 30, 2017

Healthcare Realty (HCR) *multiple projects

Healthcare Realty Design Services   ANF has designed over 175 projects (more than 1 million sq. ft.) for Healthcare Realty and Baptist located on the Baptist Campuses in East Memphis, Collierville and Southaven.  The various projects range from standard doctor's office, pediatrics, cancer centers, dialysis facilities to administration spaces.  ANF's design solutions are found in 11 different buildings on the 3 campuses.  ANF's... Read More
Posted by Bailey James at Monday, June 5, 2017