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Crystal Bridges, Esse Purse Museums Get Nods from Huffington Post

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/3/2014 12:00 am

The Huffington Post recently christened “the world's hottest museums for 2014.” And two Arkansas institutions were on the list: Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville and Esse Purse Museum on South Main in downtown Little Rock.

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.

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.