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 theContinue Reading

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 MadisonContinue Reading

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!  Continue Reading

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’sContinue Reading

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, butContinue Reading

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.Continue Reading

Start: 03/25/2014 – 6:00pm End: 03/25/2014 – 8:00pm MHI’s Annual Membership Meeting Tuesday, March 25, 2013 Memphis Heritage’s annual membership meeting will be returning to March this year.  This will be the 39th Annual Membership Meeting and will be held on Tuesday, March 25th, 2014 at Howard Hall from 6PM to 8PM. Continue Reading

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 othersContinue Reading

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 discussingContinue Reading