MHI In The News

Congratulations on Midtown Mojo Award!

Congratulations to Executive Director June West on receiving the 2016 Midtown Memphis Mojo Award!  Sponsored by the Midtown Memphis Development Corporation, the annual Mojo Award honors organizations and individuals dedicated to the promotion and preservation of Midtown.

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The City’s Plan for the Mid-South Coliseum, the Fairgrounds and the TDZ

We are posting the following in order to inform the public about an important poll conducted in early July 2015 to obtain voters’ opinions on the City’s proposed Fairgrounds redevelopment plan that uses a Tourism Development Zone as a funding mechanism. On August 3rd the following Press Release was sent out to local media outlets. PRESS RELEASE: DATE: Monday August 3, ...

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Behind The Headlines, WKNO, 04/10/2015

Downtown Central Station Details on the transformation of Downtown Central Station.

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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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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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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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