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The 2015 MHI Architectural Auction is coming Sat. May 30th

MHI’s Biggest every two year Fundraiser The 2015 MHI Architectural Auction is coming Sat. May 30th Memphis Heritage’s 2015 Architectural Auction  will be held in the Historic Edge District. We are thankful to Mike Todd for allowing us to showcase his building at 320 Monroe, a large area warehouse just west of the old Wonder Bread factory. Architectural elements and ...

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The Red High-Top Awards

Memphis Heritage’s “Red High-Top Shoe Award” was created in 2007 in honor of Judith Johnson, Executive Director of Memphis Heritage, 1997 to 2002. Presented to those who show unbridled passion in the name of Historic Preservation.

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Thank you Hal B. Howard Jr. 1925 – 2015

Thank you Hal B. Howard, Jr.  A great, most generous and kind man. He will be missed by all who knew him. June 1925 – February 2015 Last month Memphis Heritage lost a very dear and loyal friend, Hal B Howard Jr. Hal, who gave MHI its beautiful headquarters, Howard Hall in 2006, passed away at his home in Palm ...

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Thankyou for having a Cocktail with us!

A huge thank you to Kacky Walton for being our celebrity bartender for this event! Cocktails for a Cause raises money and awareness for local non-profits in the Memphis area through a monthly happy hour. Featuring celebrity bartenders, signature drinks that change monthly and a gathering of like minded people who want to support the great work being done by Memphians! Kathy ...

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MHI 2015 PRESERVATION SERIES – SO FAR

By contributing writer Charlie Lambert   We’ve had two of the five Monday night gatherings for the annual MHI Preservation Series. This year the topic is Memphis a Mid-South Movie Hub. Vincent Astor, author, collector, and charter member of MHI, is the main speaker and M.C., offering a variety of movie-related topics to a sold-out series at 7:00 PM each Monday in March. So ...

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Keystone March-April 2015

The Keystone is a publication of Memphis Heritage, and the voice of the Memphis Preservation Community. The Keystone advocates preservation of historic resources in Memphis and Shelby County and features news and stories about local history, preservation, neighborhoods, community development, architecture and the environment. Our readership includes our members and others interested in neighborhood affairs and public issues relating to community ...

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Film Row: What the Public Doesn’t See

Thanks everyone for turning out last night for “Film Row: What the Public Doesn’t See”, our second evening of this years Preservation Series. Look forward to next Monday – “From Films to Stages, Adaptive Reuse” – the re-purposing and maintenance of two historic movie theatre buildings, the Circuit/Memphian building and the Evergreen/Ritz building. Playhouse on the Square Executive Producer Jackie ...

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WELL THE MOVIES ARE BACK….

The 2015 Memphis Heritage’s Preservation Series will meet on all five Mondays in March from 6.45pm til 8:30pm. In the press: http://www.commercialappeal.com/go-memphis/entertainment-bog/memphis-heritage-hosts-monday-night-talks-about-memphis-and-the-movies-through-march Our theme this year: “Memphis, Movie Hub of the Mid-South” As a  follow up to Vincent Astor’s sold out History of Memphis Movie Theatres (the early years) from two years ago and to honor the Malco Theatres for their ...

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Keystone January-February 2015

The Keystone is a publication of Memphis Heritage, and the voice of the Memphis Preservation Community. The Keystone advocates preservation of historic resources in Memphis and Shelby County and features news and stories about local history, preservation, neighborhoods, community development, architecture and the environment. Our readership includes our members and others interested in neighborhood affairs and public issues relating to community ...

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Thank you young Artists and Writers!

Thank you to all the young artists, teachers, family and friend for supporting this years Youth and Architecture Design Competition! Here are some of the entrants work! ! Click here to download the entry form (word document) Youth and Architecture 2015 Design Competition In honor of National Preservation Month, May 2015 Sponsored by the Art Center Deadline for Entries:      Friday, April 10, ...

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