Elvis’ Middle Class Home: 1034 Audubon Drive

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In 1956, Elvis Presley, 21 bought a home for his parents and himself at

1034 Audubon Drive, Memphis, TN

Elvis shows off his 2 seater German car, which he used to haul on later tours so he could drive around.

Barbara Hearn and Elvis danced while photographer

Alfred Wertheimer

took photos for RCA and he knew – something a little bit more.

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Romances: Barbara Hearn

Elvis enjoyed the back yard and had the pool installed – and a brick chest high fence.

He had twin beds in his room, which had pink wall paper and his own phone.

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It had a recreational room and two cars in the garage and a motorcycle besides.

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Elvis’ swimming pool – a boy down the street used to come over and he grew up to found the company Federal Express.

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In 1957, he moved to Graceland and for his entire career, he paid the full amount of taxes.

America built it’s highway system and expanded education.

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in 2006, The Mike Curb Institute for Music at Rhodes College occupied the structure.

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Elvis Presley’s Audubon Drive House Sold for $905,100

Elvis’ First Home Sold on eBay for $905K | Fox News

Buyers All Shook Up Over Elvis’s First Home – Washington Post

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they removed the pool

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It seems fitting in 2017, with the end of the Middle Class in the western world, that this house has been damaged by fire.

the house changed colour, but the “P” on the awnings was still there.

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Fire at 1034 Audubon Drive: ‘extensive’ damage

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