Monthly Archives: August 2014

Q&A: June West @ Memphis Magazine 2007

From the Archives BY MARY HELEN TIBBS When you pass a historic building in Memphis, you just might have the folks at Memphis Heritage to thank for it. The nonprofit organization was founded in 1975, when a small but active group of concerned citizens met on the second floor of Stewart Brothers Hardware in Midtown. The goal? To prevent any ...

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Billy Orgel has contract to buy Tennessee Brewery

Memphis cell tower developer Billy Orgel said Friday he has a contract to buy the Tennessee Brewery, but the Downtown landmark’s future use hasn’t been determined.   Read more here: http://www.commercialappeal.com/business/local/billy-orgel-has-contract-to-buy-tennessee-brewery_23280187

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Plans call for restaurant to be built inside 19th Century Club building

The owner of the 19th Century Club building plans to open a restaurant inside the historic mansion, a spokesman said Friday.   The owner of the building now plans to build a new restaurant inside the building rather than demolishing it.   Story at: http://www.commercialappeal.com/news/local-news/plans-call-for-restaurant-to-be-built-inside-19th-century-club_71246785   And: http://www.bizjournals.com/memphis/news/2014/08/08/nineteenth-century-club-saved-from-demolition.html

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Appeal to Save Nineteenth Century Club Withdrawn

Standing on the sidewalk outside the crumbling and boarded-up Nineteenth Century Club, attorneys Steve Mulroy and Webb Brewer announced that the plaintiff in an appeal to save the stately historic home at 1433 Union has decided to withdraw. That means the building’s owners, the Lin family, may go forward with any plans they have for the property.   We continue ...

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