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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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2017 Preservation Series

The 2017 Memphis Heritage Preservation Series will meet on all four Mondays in March. Our theme this year is “Landmarks in Memphis Music.” 2017 Presentations will be held on March 6, 13, 20, and 27 7:00 pm until 8:30 pm at Howard Hall 2282 Madison Ave at Edgewood Series Topics: Why Memphis? What makes our city such a special place ...

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2017 MHI Calendars Are On Sale Now!

They make Great Stocking Stuffers and you’ll be helping a cool nonprofit! They can be purchased online from MHI (just follow the paypal button below) or you can pick them up at selcet local retailers. This year’s MHI calendar honors Memphis’ Music Landmarks with some great photos from Fred Toma and music history notes from Gordon Alexander.  The sale of ...

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Let Memphis Heritage help with your Holiday Gift List!

Our 2017 Calendars are back and better than ever! Coming soon to your local bookstores and gift shops…don’t miss it, this one just might sell out. Let MEMPHIS HERITAGE help with your Holiday gift list this year! FIRST-Create your holiday giving list: THEN -Send us their name and mailing address and for a donation of $15 per person you can honor a ...

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Thank You To Everyone For Making MHI’s Adapt-A-Door 2016 A Wonderful Success!

Adapt-a-Door 2016 was a success thanks to our “Door” artists, our very generous sponsors, volunteers and all of our wonderful buyers and attendees. This annual Memphis Heritage fundraiser is getting bigger and better every year and has become a major event that helps raise funding for MHI’s operating expenses. Make plans to attend our Adapt-a-Door “9” on Saturday, October 28th, 2017 and ...

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2016 Adapt A Door

ONLINE TICKET SALES ARE NOW CLOSED. ALL TICKETS AT THE DOOR WILL BE $50. MHI’s annual Adapt-A-Door fundraiser will be held on Saturday, October 29th. Location is Howard Hall, 2282 Madison Avenue at 7:00PM. MHI’s Adapt-A-Door is an annual event that brings large crowds to Howard Hall every fall for the silent auction of some amazing works- all made from re-purposed doors ...

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Happy Holidays from Memphis Heritage!

During this season of giving, Memphis Heritage has partnered with the following companies to help support our important Mission: “Giving our Past a future”. When you shop these businesses please follow the steps listed below to learn how you can sign up to help MHI when you make a purchase. It is that easy…. you sign up for the programs, shop for your ...

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