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 ofContinue 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

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

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 toContinue Reading

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 EastContinue Reading

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 courseContinue Reading

Cultural Resources Survey of The University District Memphis, TN Census Tract 73 Conducted by Memphis Heritage, Inc. for the Memphis Landmarks Commission December 2002 Written by Susan M. Mascolino I.                   Introduction The University District consists of approximately 360 residential and some commercial buildings to the west of the growing University ofContinue Reading

Cultural Resources Survey of The Medical District Memphis, TN Census Tracts 37, 38, 39, 40  Conducted by Memphis Heritage, Inc. for the Memphis Landmarks Commission April 2003 Written by Susan M. Mascolino I.                   Introduction The Medical District consists of several neighborhoods that have been merged into one area. The survey area followedContinue Reading

Cultural Resources Survey of The Village Memphis, Tennessee Census Tract 85 June, 2001 I. Description of Survey Area The Village is a small, relatively secluded neighborhood in the heart of Memphisís heavily trafficked Poplar Avenue corridor. Less than half a mile square, it lies in an affluent residential district situatedContinue Reading

Cultural Resources Survey of Plaza Gardens Census Tract 30 Memphis, Tennessee September, 2001 I. Description of Survey Area The Plaza Gardens survey district encompasses four major subdivisions in the Poplar Plaza area: Plaza Gardens, Poplar Boulevard Terrace, North Poplar Park, and Highland Park. Survey boundaries were determined by the boundaries of theseContinue Reading