Tagged: anita davis

Maumelle Industrial Project Attracts $4.3M Transaction (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 1/11/2016 12:00 am

A 60,600-SF industrial facility in Maumelle weighed in at $4.37 million. A North Little Rock storage park tipped the scales at $4.2 million. And a 1.73-acre commercial parcel in west Little Rock changed hands in a $656,754 sale.

Tell Your 'Purse-onal Stories' at the Esse Purse Museum

by Jess Ardrey 4/6/2015 9:06 am

The next installment of the Fashion Footprints series is all about a woman's purse and the stories it could tell. Trust us, it's a lot of stories.

Style Icon: Esse Purse Museum Owner Gives us a Glimpse into History Through Handbags

by Sandra McGrew 2/25/2014 8:00 am

From the moment you step inside Esse Purse Museum on South Main Street, you realize almost immediately there is more to see here than just pretty handbags. What you’re looking at is the progression of women throughout history. “These bags have stories — stories of what women have experienced these last hundred years,” says museum creator and owner Anita Davis.

SoMa Visionary Anita Davis Turns Unique Handbag Collection into Museum

by Sandra McGrew 2/1/2014 12:00 am

From the moment you step inside Esse Purse Museum on South Main Street, you realize almost immediately there is more to see here than just pretty handbags. What you’re looking at is the progression of women throughout history. “These bags have stories — stories of what women have experienced these last hundred years,” says museum creator and owner Anita Davis.

Some SoMa Properties Developed as Destinations

by Jan Cottingham 8/12/2013 12:00 am

Anita Davis has collected women’s purses for many years. In June she opened Esse Purse Museum at 1510 S. Main St. in an Art Deco-influenced building artfully reimagined.

Anita Davis Serves as One-Woman Economic Development Agency, Brings Vision to South Main

by Jan Cottingham 8/12/2013 12:00 am

The vision embraced by developer Anita Davis, along with some hefty injections of cash, has brought new vitality to Little Rock’s SoMa neighborhood. Now all kinds of people are interested in the magic that she and others have brought to the area.