Our mission is to educate and coordinate individuals and groups to save, improve, reuse, and maintain architecturally and historically significant buildings, neighborhoods, parks, and cultural artifacts of Shelby County, Tennessee.

Memphis Heritage, Inc. was founded in 1975 as a non-profit educational and charitable organization. From our efforts to save the Hill mansion on Union Avenue to our efforts today encompassing the entire city, Memphis Heritage keeps working to preserve our area's rich history. As Memphis Heritage celebrates its 40 year anniversary, it continues to be the voice for the preservation of the Memphis area's architectural heritage.

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Memphis Heritage was founded in 1975 and remains the only non-profit in Shelby county which promotes historic preservation for all of Memphis and Shelby County


Preservation Posse: After Hours

A renovator’s happy hour & tour series presented by Memphis Heritage Join us for Memphis Heritage’s brand new series of behind-the-scenes tours of historic buildings ...

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The Holidays are here!

Get your shopping done with Memphis Heritage Looking for that perfect gift for your preservationist friends?  Remember our great gift options such as Memphis Heritage’s 2018 ...

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November 11, 2017: Mark your Calendars for Adapt A Door 9

Memphis Heritage’s annual Adapt-A-Door Fundraiser brings large crowds to Howard Hall for the exciting silent auction of artwork and furniture created by local artists, architects, ...

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MHI to host Senator Lee Harris at Howard Hall August 23rd

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Landmarks Commission Clears Path For Cooper-Young, VECA Historic Designations

Story by Patrick Lantrip, Memphis Daily News VOL. 132 | NO. 151 | Tuesday, August 01, 2017 The path to preservation status for two Midtown ...

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2017 Adapt-A-Door Dunkin’ Donuts Door Dash

Calling all artists, architects, woodworkers, designers, engineers and creative types to dash for your door to participate in Memphis Heritage’s 2017 Adapt-A-Door Design Competition! The ...

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Community Meeting on Proposed Demolition of the W.C. Ellis Building

You are Invited to a Community Meeting to Discuss the Proposed Demolition of the W.C. Ellis Building & Surrounding Properties Tuesday, April 18th, 5:30 PM ...

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