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2020 Preservation Series

Lee House

Memphis Heritage’s annual Preservation Series is coming in March. On the first four Monday evenings – March 2, 9,16 and 23, our 2020 series will focus on historic properties that are or have been owned by the City of Memphis. How did the City get involved in owning these amazing properties and what is their story today? The cost is ...

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Let Memphis Heritage handle your holiday gift list! 

Already overwhelmed by holiday shopping? Let us take it off your hands. Create your holiday giving list, make a donation of $15.00 per person in honor of a friend or colleague, and we will send our 2020 MHI Calendar celebrating 25 years of amazing work by Montgomery Martin Contractors along with a preservation-themed holiday card letting them know you are making a donation in their ...

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2020 MHI Calendars are here!

Memphis Heritage’s annual calendar is an educational and fundraising project of Memphis Heritage, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. For its 2020 Calendar, MHI is happy to be honoring the amazing works of Montgomery Martin Contractors on their 25th Anniversary. We are showcasing many of the architectural structures that MMC have played a large role in repurposing.  This calendar features thirteen ...

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Memphis Heritage Presents the Newman to Now Digital Exhibit

The Newman to Now Digital Exhibit uses the photographs, along with newspaper articles, interviews, and a virtual walking tour to explore these forces.  Enjoy exploring the Memphis of Don Newman and the Memphis of Now. This project is supported by Humanities Tennessee

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A Year End Tax-Deductible 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. To make a one-time donation today, click the button below. Your generosity at this time of the year directly impacts our ability to continue our work as the primary advocate for historic preservation ...

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2019 MHI Calendars are here!

Memphis Heritage 2019 Calendars celebrating Memphis’ Bicentennial are here! As we reflect on 200 years of Memphis history, our 2019 MHI Calendar celebrates the many historic sites and structures that have been restored or repurposed for another 200 years and beyond. Pick them up at the following retailers: novel., Maggie’s Pharm, Dabbles Hair Company, Burke’s Book Store, Diane’s Art, Gift, ...

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Reimagining Historic Melrose

One Vision, Many Voices Memphis Heritage was proud to join the City of Memphis – Division of Housing and Community Development, in partnership with Orange Mound community stakeholders, in hosting a weekend-long open house inside the Historic Melrose High School located at 843 Dallas Street, October 26th-28th, 2018. Melrose School was an educational, cultural and civic center of the Orange ...

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Newman to Now: Kick-Off Event & Walking Tour

Thank you to the Arcade Restaurant for hosting us and thank you to Jimmy Ogle for this opportunity to explore Newman’s Memphis on foot! All images are copyright © 2018 Memphis Heritage, Inc. / Mrs. Don Newman. All rights reserved, www.NewmansMemphis.org. Central Station 1. Central Station, Don Newman, 1950. 2. Central Station, Don Newman, 1960. Hotel Chisca 3. Hotel Chisca ...

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MHI awarded grant from Humanities Tennessee!

Humanities Tennessee, an independent affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, has awarded Memphis Heritage a grant to partially fund a project entitled “The Past, Present, and Future of Memphis as Illustrated by the Photographs of Don Newman” (also known as Newman to Now). Don Newman was a local photographer who captured thousands of iconic images of Memphis structures ...

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Preservation Posse: After Hours

A renovator’s happy hour & tour series presented by Memphis Heritage Join us for Memphis Heritage’s brand new series of behind-the-scenes tours of historic buildings throughout Memphis, both pre- and post- revitalization. Hear directly from the owners, developers, contractors, architects, engineers, designers and craftsmen involved in bringing these one-of-a-kind structures back to life. This educational series invites historic architecture enthusiasts ...

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