Author Archives: MHI2016

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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Newman II

Newman 2…The Next Generation New Photographs from the Don Newman Collection Opening Night: Friday, December 13, 6 – 8 pm (2013) Exhibition on view December 10 – January 11 Crosstown Arts Gallery 422 N. Cleveland Organized by Memphis Heritage Memphis Heritage is excited to present a new selection of photographs from the Don Newman archive. Best known for his stunningly elegant ...

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Ask yourself……..

Ask yourself…….. Should I Join Memphis Heritage? The answer to this question should be an overwhelming “YES!” If you support Memphis’ only non-profit organization that works to preserve historic neighborhoods, buildings and landmarks in all of Memphis and Shelby County— landmarks like the Rowland Darnell Home (aka 19th CC), Ashlar Hall, The TN Brewery, Chisca Hotel neighborhood buildings like Overton ...

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Keystone Nov – Dec 2013

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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URGENT: 19th Century Club Legal Fund

A message from Steve Mulroy regarding the hearing held in Chancery Court, Wed Oct. 16th. “Surprisingly good result today in court on the 19th Century case.  Because the Nashville buyer pulled out, we feared a bad result in court today. Instead, we had 3 objectives, and we achieved 2.5 of them. 1.  The Court agreed with us that we didn’t ...

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Keystone Sept – Oct 2013

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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Keystone May – Jun 2013

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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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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Messick-Buntyn and Orange Mound East

Cultural Resources Survey of Messick-Buntyn and Orange Mound East Memphis, TN Census Tracts 67, 70, 79, 80 Conducted by Memphis Heritage, Inc. for the Memphis Landmarks Commission July 2003 Written by Susan M. Mascolino I.                   Introduction Messick-Buntyn is the historic neighborhood situated south of the Southern Railroad tracks and the East Buntyn area.  It is bound by Southern Avenue and the railroad ...

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Red Acres

Cultural Resources Survey of Red Acres Memphis, TN. Census Tract 29 Conducted by Memphis Heritage, Inc. for the Memphis Landmarks Commission October, 2002 Written by David G. Royer  I. Introduction             Red Acres is a mid- to upper-income neighborhood of approximately 250 homes surrounding the recently renovated Galloway public golf course in East Memphis.  It is bordered by four major thoroughfares: ...

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