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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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Please help Memphis Heritage and Rising Phoenix Development Group

Short Summary My name is Varanese  Pryor. I am a native Memphian with a strong desire to restore civic pride and rebuild  communities in the Memphis Area. In recent years, there has been an incredible loss of historical properties due to new development, neglect and a lack of awareness concerning the value and heritage of Historical homes and establishments. In response to this ...

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UPDATE: Vote delayed on Pinch District historical designation

Image – Pinch District (Image by: August and Zachary Klinke) UPDATE (JANUARY 28, 2015, BY GEORGE BROWN AND ALEX COLEMAN, WREG NEWS CH3) ‘NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A vote to decide whether to strip the Pinch District of its designation on theNational Register of Historic Places has been delayed. The Tennessee Historical Commission was to vote today on whether the area still ...

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Tennessee Brewery Plans Unveiled

Plans for the redeveloping the Tennessee Brewery building Downtown also now include building a six-story residential structure adjacent to it called the Wash House and a four-story parking garage across the street. All of the buildings tied together are in a development project called the Brewery District. Billy Orgel, a cell phone tower developer and Shelby County Schools board member, ...

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Happy New Year and thanks for all your support!

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Last Chance – A Year End Donation for Preservation

A Year End Donation for Preservation  Dear Friends, Please consider making a year-end tax-deductible donation to Memphis Heritage and help us continue our work, advocating for the saving and repurposing of our most important historic places. Your generosity at this time of the year directly impacts our ability to continue our work as the primary advocate for historic preservation throughout Memphis ...

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Let us help with your gift list!

Create your holiday giving list, make a donation of $15.00 per person in honor of a friend or colleague and we will send along a card with our 2015 MHI calendar saying that you are making a donation in their honor for the holidays!  So just email us your list with addresses and we’ll do the rest! To ensure delivery before Christmas, please submit your order by December 12. ...

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