“The project to restore and improve the city’s historic cobblestone landing covers 7.5 acres, extending 1,900 feet along the Wolf River Harbor. (Tom Bailey/Daily Memphian)” Image by Tom Bailey, placed in his article “Construction crew makes discovery at landing: bonus cobblestones”. Published: September 15, 2021 4:00 AM CT More CobblestonesContinue Reading

Photo by Judy Waldman placed in her article, “A Shul With A Story: Baron Hirsch Synagogue (Part II)” THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED Stay tuned for more details. If you have any questions or concerns, please call our office at 901-272-2727 × Dismiss alert PRESERVATION POSSE @ the former BaronContinue Reading


#Landmarks4VECA Update From VECA’s newsletter update, sent July 21, 2021 @ 3:00 PM via [email protected]: “Yesterday, Tuesday, July 20 Memphis City Council voted yes for VECA to become a Local Landmarks District (Historic (H) Overlay District). Memphis City Council unanimously approved VEHD Ordinance No. 5789 with a vote 13 toContinue Reading

Status: Preserved Address: 2095 Poplar Avenue, Memphis Built: 1924 Architectural Style: Renaissance Revival Original Function/Purpose: Residential History: A population boom in Memphis during the 1920s spurred construction of many apartment buildings or complexes, including along this stretch of Poplar Avenue, which was served by a streetcar line that could easilyContinue Reading

Status: Preserved Address: 48 Henry Avenue, Memphis Built: 1947 Architectural Style: Nine-story poured-concrete silos Original Function/Purpose: Manufacturing; powdered cement manufacturing facility and warehouse   History: The Memphis Portland Cement Co. terminal’s nine silos, 131 feet or roughly 9 stories high, were built to hold over 90,000 barrels of dry PortlandContinue Reading

Status: Preserved Address: 421 Monroe Avenue, Memphis Built: 1916 Architectural Style: Three-floor reinforced concrete auto showroom and storage facility Original Function/Purpose: Commercial; automobile dealership History: This building was built for the display, sale, service and storage of automobiles and still gives a feeling of early 20th century Memphis’ “Automobile Row”Continue Reading

PLEASE JOIN US! Memphis Heritage is very excited to host an Estate Sale on June 26th, 27th, and 28th 2021. Take a tour through Howard Hall as you look through our for-sale items, including French Antiques, local artist’s work, and so much more! MHI will be accompanied by El MeroContinue Reading


On June 15th, 2021, Memphis Heritage works with community leaders to publicize the unauthorized renovation on a 99-year old brick bungalow styled house, located at 287 Angelus St. See the full story by Tom Bailey on the Daily Memphian: https://dailymemphian.com/subscriber/section/neighborhoodsmidtown/article/22528/bungled-bungalow-evergreen-renovation-runs-afoul?fbclid=IwAR2GFAdCg412K5JyzH47VconhloJkl2LviLuxMXwBmZ-Y-jsiOJ0VZR075kContinue Reading