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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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Keystone March-April 2015

The Keystone is a publication of Memphis Heritage, and the voice of the Memphis Preservation Community. The Keystone advocates preservation of historic resources in Memphis and Shelby County and features news and stories about local history, preservation, neighborhoods, community development, architecture and the environment. Our readership includes our members and others interested in neighborhood affairs and public issues relating to community ...

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Change the future for historic buildings in Tennessee!

IMPORTANT NEWS……With your help today, we can change the future for historic buildings in Tennessee! Our chance to enact a state incentive to attract private capital investment in job-creating historic rehabilitation projects is now! 35 other states – including all of the states surrounding Tennessee – have already taken this important step, and they are seeing the results: historic buildings ...

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MHI Accomplishments

Memphis Heritage has had many accomplishments over the years that have served to protect the Historic places in Memphis and Shelby Community. One success story was the adaptive reuse of the Four Flames Restaurant (Patton-Bejach House, Poplar Ave., NR 1987.) Threatened by demolition due to impending foreclosure proceedings against the owners, Memphis Heritage approached the Tennessee Historic Commission to acquire the property. If the ...

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Heart of The Arts is Midtown

The Heart of the Arts is Midtown Where creativity inspires community and community creates livability. Who are they? Memphis’ Heart of the Arts is comprised of the Cultural and Arts organizations located in Midtown Memphis. Midtown has been Memphis’ major arts district for over 30 years and it continues to provide excellence in everything from the visual arts to theatre, ...

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