Search Results for: Nineteenth Century Club

Rowland J. Darnell House (Nineteenth Century Club)

Status: Preserved Address: 1433 Union Avenue, Memphis Built: 1909 Architectural Style: Colonial Revival, Beaux Arts Original Function/Purpose: Residential History: Built by lumberman Rowland J. Darnell, the house later served as headquarters for the Nineteenth Century Club, a highly successful and philanthropic women’s organization that was responsible for many civic reforms in the city. The club also served to attract higher education ...

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No demolition for historic Nineteenth Century Club

The Nineteenth Century Club will not be demolished.   This is a huge victory for preservationists after a year and a half court battle. Memphis Heritage confirms the new owners of the property, the Lin family, will not take a wrecking ball to the historic mansion to make way for a strip mall-type of development. Memphis Heritage says the new ...

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Appeal to Save Nineteenth Century Club Withdrawn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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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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Historic Properties Catalogue

  Historic Properties in Memphis and Shelby County Listed on the National Register Of Historic Places   Below, you will find a list of all the properties, sites, and districts currently listed on the National Register in Memphis and Shelby County. You will also find a list of places that once had National Register status, but have since been removed for any number ...

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Joseph Newburger House (Memphis Theological Seminary)

Status: Preserved Address: 168 East Parkway South, Memphis Built: 1912 Architectural Style: Beaux Arts Original Function/Purpose: Residential History: The Newburger house was designed by the prominent Memphis architectural firm of Hanker and Cairns, who designed other well-known properties such as the Peabody Hotel and the Nineteenth Century Club. Joseph Newburger, the original owner, was a successful businessman, philanthropist and international figure ...

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Abraham Lowenstein House

Status: Preserved Address: 1094 Poplar Avenue (formerly 217 North Waldran Boulevard), Memphis Built: 1901 Architectural Style: Queen Anne Original Function/Purpose: Residential History: The house was originally built for Abraham L. Lowenstein, one of four brothers who founded the Lowenstein department store chain in Memphis. The house changed owners in 1923 when it was purchased by the Beethoven Club, the oldest organization ...

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Lowenstein House

Status: Preserved Address: 756 Jefferson Avenue, Memphis Built: 1890-1891 Architectural Style: Italianate and Romanesque Revival blend Original Function/Purpose: Residential History: Elias Lowenstein came to Memphis in 1869 to join his brothers in the dry-goods business. The brothers had earlier opened what would become one of the city’s leading department stores. Elias took control of the business after finding his brother dead, ...

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Crisscross Lodge

Status: Preserved Address: 1950 West Poplar Avenue, Collierville Built: 1913 Architectural Style: Hexagonal wood frame Original Function/Purpose: Residential History: Crisscross Lodge was designed and built in 1913 for Laura Davis Elliott by the Memphis architectural firm of Hanker and Cairns, and has remained relatively unchanged since. The house is a wood-frame, two-story structure with poplar beveled weatherboard siding and an asphalt ...

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The City’s Plan for the Mid-South Coliseum, the Fairgrounds and the TDZ

We are posting the following in order to inform the public about an important poll conducted in early July 2015 to obtain voters’ opinions on the City’s proposed Fairgrounds redevelopment plan that uses a Tourism Development Zone as a funding mechanism. On August 3rd the following Press Release was sent out to local media outlets. PRESS RELEASE: DATE: Monday August 3, ...

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