Preservation Series

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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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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Demonstration of Historic Recipes from Justine’s

A big Thankyou to the Chef’s! More to follow from the Memphis Heritage Kitchen!

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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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The Four Flames and Justines

Charlie Lambert gave a great lecture on the Four Flames and Justine’s restaurants at tonight’s Memphis Heritage Preservation Series. And then he and Betty treated everyone to Dessert Justine’s that they made just for the occasion. A very special evening!  

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Molly Fontaine Lounge Preservation Series

Take one trendy chic hang-out from NYC, mix it up with a soulful speak-easy, add a pinch of gourmet dining, throw it all into a mid 19th century Victorian styled mansion, shake, serve.What type of cool do you like? Smooth and easy, stay downstairs to vibe to cool vocals, but if you desire a more pumped up pulse, venture to ...

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The first lecture in our 2014 Preservation Series

The first lecture in our 2014 Preservation Series was terrific. It was a great evening of restaurant reminiscing! Learning new historic facts. Vincent you did a great job! As always thanks for your support!  With Vincent Astor at Memphis Heritage – Howard Hall.

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2014 Memphis Heritage Preservation Lecture Series

Restaurants in Historic Properties- Past and Present!   The 2014 Memphis Heritage’s Preservation Series will be meeting on 4 Mondays in March. Our theme this year will be Amazing Restaurants Past and Present that occupy Historic Buildings.  Following up on Robert Lanier’s article in the Keystone, we will spend evenings discussing restaurants and their histories. Our presenters will touch on how ...

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2014 Memphis Heritage Preservation Lecture Series is Coming in March

SIGN UP TODAY…CLASS IS FILLING UP QUICKLY!! Restaurants in Historic Properties- Past and Present! 2014 Memphis Heritage Preservation Lecture Series is Coming in March The 2014 Memphis Heritage’s Preservation Series will be meeting on 4 Mondays in March. Our theme this year will be Amazing Restaurants Past and Present that occupy Historic Buildings. Following up on Robert Lanier’s article in ...

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