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The Holidays are here!

Get your shopping done with Memphis Heritage Looking for that perfect gift for your preservationist friends?  Remember our great gift options such as Memphis Heritage’s 2018 Calendar celebrating Memphis: Then & Now, and other MHI merchandise when thinking about corporate or personal holiday gifts. By giving these gifts, not only are you supporting Memphis Heritage and it’s mission, but you are also saying ...

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November 11, 2017: Mark your Calendars for Adapt A Door 9

Memphis Heritage’s annual Adapt-A-Door Fundraiser brings large crowds to Howard Hall for the exciting silent auction of artwork and furniture created by local artists, architects, woodworkers and preservation enthusiasts using salvaged doors and windows. Adapt-A-Door 9 is here! Creative Door Artists, both returning and new, have turned our old doors and windows into unique works of art and furniture to support ...

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MHI to host Senator Lee Harris at Howard Hall August 23rd

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Landmarks Commission Clears Path For Cooper-Young, VECA Historic Designations

Story by Patrick Lantrip, Memphis Daily News VOL. 132 | NO. 151 | Tuesday, August 01, 2017 The path to preservation status for two Midtown neighborhoods has been cleared by the Memphis Landmarks Commission. The applications of Cooper-Young and fellow Midtown neighborhood Vollintine-Evergreen were placed on hold until questions about the application process first raised a few months ago were ...

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2017 Adapt-A-Door Dunkin’ Donuts Door Dash

Calling all artists, architects, woodworkers, designers, engineers and creative types to dash for your door to participate in Memphis Heritage’s 2017 Adapt-A-Door Design Competition! The 2017 Door Dash will be held Saturday, May 13, 2017 from 10-11:30 am at Howard Hall   Whether you’re a veteran Door Artist or interested in becoming one, here’s how it works: First, you decide ...

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Community Meeting on Proposed Demolition of the W.C. Ellis Building

You are Invited to a Community Meeting to Discuss the Proposed Demolition of the W.C. Ellis Building & Surrounding Properties Tuesday, April 18th, 5:30 PM at Howard Hall 2282 Madison Ave at Edgewood The Carlisle Corporation is in the process of demolishing 275 S. Front Street, and has plans to demolish the rest of the historic structures that make up ...

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2017 MHI Calendars Are On Sale Now!

They make Great Stocking Stuffers and you’ll be helping a cool nonprofit! They can be purchased online from MHI (just follow the paypal button below) or you can pick them up at selcet local retailers. This year’s MHI calendar honors Memphis’ Music Landmarks with some great photos from Fred Toma and music history notes from Gordon Alexander.  The sale of ...

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Calling all Door Artists!

  The time is here to once again invite all artists, architects, woodworkers, designers, engineers and creative types to join in the fun of Memphis Heritage’s 2016 Adapt-A-Door Design “8”…. Memphis Heritage’s annual Fundraiser is here!   Just as a reminder……Here’s how it works…….   You decide you want to let your creative side go wild and enter MHI’s 2016 Adapt-A-Door Design competition…we let you ...

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Memphis Heritage’s 2016 Calendar: It’s All About the Successes

Every year MHI prints a calendar for its members. The last three years featured A. Schwab on Beale, The Orpheum Theatre, and The Malco Theatres. We are pleased to announce that this year’s 2016 calendar highlights many of the Historic Preservation success stories happening in and around Memphis. The repurposed landmarks mentioned in this year’s calendar were built from the mid 19th ...

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The City of Memphis Fairgrounds Question

READ THE RESPONSES TO THIS QUESTION HERE Dear Candidate: Memphis Heritage has been asked to help coordinate the dissemination of the poll results and to get responses from all candidates running for Mayor and City Council. This page will be active until midnight, Wednesday, August 5th. The City of Memphis plan for a Fairgrounds Tourism Development Zone includes the demolition of the ...

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