Author Archives: MHI2016

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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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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