MHI In The News

2014 Statewide Preservation Conference

TPT Annual Conference Germantown, Tennessee May 1 – 3, 2014 June West, Executive Director of Memphis Heritage will be speaking at the Tennessee Preservation Trust’s Statewide Preservation Conference. Since 2000, the Tennessee Preservation Trust’s Statewide Preservation Conference has brought together heritage supporters from across the state for educational sessions, tours, and networking opportunities. The annual conference travels around the state ...

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Fifth Annual Shelby County History Festival

Sunday, April 27, 2014 • Noon until 5:00 pm Meet Members of over 25 historically oriented organizations and learn about opportunities to get involved. View displays of historic artifacts. Purchase memberships to local organizations, history books and other historically relevant merchandise. “Tennessee on the Brink” (An 1860 Living History Event) will be happening within walking distance of the Shelby County ...

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Memphis Heritage To Regroup The “Young Heritage” Program

Memphis Heritage will be regrouping our “Young Heritage” program soon, contact us if you are interested in becoming a part of the future of Historic Preservation! For an interesting take on how preservation is developing, read this article by Michael R. Allen: The Pro-Development, Anti-Historic Preservationist How the Business of Saving Buildings Is Changing CLICK HERE TO READ MORE: http://nextcity.org/forefront/view/the-pro-development-anti-historic-preservationist

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Memphis Heritage’s Annual Membership Meeting was held

Memphis Heritage’s Annual membership meeting was held on Tuesday March 25 at 6pm with a full turnout. Members voted on new board members and officers for 2014/2015. Updates are now on the Board and Committee Pages.

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The Majestic Grille Memphis

Deni Carr Reilly did a marvelous job at tonight’s Memphis Heritage 2014 Preservation Series lecture. We thank her so very much for sharing the wonderful stories about how she and her husband, Patrick, created the great Majestic Grill Restaurant in a historic movie theater ! Originally built in 1913 as the Majestic No. 1, a silent picture house that entertained Memphians ...

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11th Annual Youth and Architecture Design Competition – May 2014

Youth and Architecture 2014 Design Competition Sponsored by the Art Center, Memphis Heritage, Inc and AIA Memphis 11th Annual Youth and Architecture Design Competition is planned for May 2014 ………in honor of National Preservation Month! Deadline for Entries: Friday, April 11, 2014, 4 pm Opening Reception: Tuesday, May 6 held at Memphis Heritage, Howard Hall, 2282 Madison at Edgewood Art Work Exhibit: May 2014 Memphis Heritage at Howard ...

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Seared Tuna Salad at Local Gastropub: A Hearty and Flavorful Meal

Before the second lecture of the Memphis Heritage Preservation series on historic Memphis restaurants, Susan and I grabbed a quick dinner at Local on the Square. I couldn’t have been more pleased with my choice: a tuna salad as satisfying as a hearty sandwich and a view of Overton Square from the restaurant’s second-story bay window. What I liked best about the salad ...

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Ask yourself……..

Ask yourself…….. Should I Join Memphis Heritage? The answer to this question should be an overwhelming “YES!” If you support Memphis’ only non-profit organization that works to preserve historic neighborhoods, buildings and landmarks in all of Memphis and Shelby County— landmarks like the Rowland Darnell Home (aka 19th CC), Ashlar Hall, The TN Brewery, Chisca Hotel neighborhood buildings like Overton ...

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Memphis Near the Top in National Register Listings

Memphis Near the Top in National Register Listings by Erin Hanafin Berg New Orleans, Baltimore, Philadelphia, New York and Washington, D.C., Memphis What does Memphis have in common with these five prominent U.S. cities? They are the highest in the nation in number of properties listed on the National Register of Historic Places.  Memphis ranks higher than Chicago, Boston, and ...

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