Author Archives: MHI2016

Art in the Hall

Save the Date! Art in the Hall is coming April 20, 2018 from 7-10pm Memphis Heritage is proud to partner with the members of the Brooks Museum League to present Art in the Hall, a cocktail and hors d’oeuvres event to benefit the Mid-South Scholastic Art Competition and art education programs at the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art. This inaugural event will focus ...

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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 throughout Memphis, both pre- and post- revitalization. Hear directly from the owners, developers, contractors, architects, engineers, designers and craftsmen involved in bringing these one-of-a-kind structures back to life. This informative series invites historic architecture enthusiasts ...

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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 Calendar celebrating Memphis: Then & Now, and other MHI merchandise when thinking about corporate or personal holiday gifts. By giving these gifts, not only are you supporting Memphis Heritage and it’s mission, but you are also saying ...

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Grand Opening: Heritage Building Supply

Heritage Building Supply Grand Opening this Weekend! Saturday, November 18 12:00 – 4:00 pm 405 Monroe Avenue Located in the historic Edge District, directly across from the old Wonder Bread Bakery Join us in the fun with drinks from TapBox, food from JoyRide Food Truck + Gemini Pie and music by Brandon Taylor Introducing Heritage Building Supply, a unique architectural ...

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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, woodworkers and preservation enthusiasts using salvaged doors and windows. Adapt-A-Door 9 is here! Creative Door Artists, both returning and new, have turned our old doors and windows into unique works of art and furniture to support ...

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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 neighborhoods has been cleared by the Memphis Landmarks Commission. The applications of Cooper-Young and fellow Midtown neighborhood Vollintine-Evergreen were placed on hold until questions about the application process first raised a few months ago were ...

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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 2017 Door Dash will be held Saturday, May 13, 2017 from 10-11:30 am at Howard Hall   Whether you’re a veteran Door Artist or interested in becoming one, here’s how it works: First, you decide ...

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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 at Howard Hall 2282 Madison Ave at Edgewood The Carlisle Corporation is in the process of demolishing 275 S. Front Street, and has plans to demolish the rest of the historic structures that make up ...

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2018 Preservation Series

Join Memphis Heritage every Monday evening in March to view a preservation issue captured on the big screen, followed by a discussion led by local experts who bring it home to Memphis. March 5, 2018 – Citizen Jane: Battle for the City (2016): Arguably no one did more to shape understanding of the modern American city than Jane Jacobs, the visionary activist ...

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