Status: Preserved Address: 120 N. East Yates Road, Memphis Built: 1970, with modest exterior additions in the 1980s Architectural Style: Modern Movement Original Function/Purpose: Religious institution The Anshei Sphard-Beth El Emeth Synagogue was placed on the National Register on July 24, 2020.  History: The synagogue was designed by Francis Mah and Keith Kays.Continue Reading

WHEN: Tuesday, May 25th Meet and Greet Reception: 5 P.M. Annual Meeting: 6 P.M. WHERE: Howard Hall 2282 Madison Ave. Memphis, TN 38104 Join us as we welcome you back (In Person or Via Zoom) to Memphis Heritage and give you an update on amazing projects we have in storeContinue Reading

Tickets are $10 per program. Click on the program title to purchase tickets. Purchase a ticket and receive a coupon code for 20% off a new membership or membership renewal! March 1, 6-7pm – Tales from a Custom Headstone Designer – Paul West, Owner, West Memorials Have you ever wonderedContinue Reading


Thank you to our generous sponsor, West Memorials! Order your calendar today! Calendars will be in soon and we’ll be offering shipping, pickup, and limited delivery. You can also pick one up at several local retailers – we’ll be announcing the locations soon. Memphis Heritage’s annual calendar is an educationalContinue Reading


Submit comments to [email protected] by Friday 11/6 at 8am Here is a link to the staff report Below is a letter from NPI explaining concerns about the proposed amendments From Neighborhood Preservation, Inc. October 1, 2020 An Open Letter to City Council Officials, Board of Appeals Members, and Office ofContinue Reading

Status: Preserved Address: 2701 Union Avenue Extended, Memphis Built: 1963 Architectural Style: Local example of Late International Style Original Function/Purpose: Commerce History: Alvin Wunderlich, Sr. founded the National Burial Insurance Company in 1931 with his brother and two others. By 1962 the company had transitioned into “a highly successful regionalContinue Reading


We are excited to announce the launch of our new Newman’s Memphis website! Don Newman took some of the most iconic photographs of Memphis during the 1940s, 50s, and 60s. Explore his collection of historic Memphis photographs, search for photos, and order prints at: We’ll be adding new photos frequently,Continue Reading

Download registration form here. Your registration fee includes your pick of an adaptable architectural salvage item. Browse through the photos and pick your piece. Call 901-272-2727 or email [email protected] to let us know which item you’d like and we’ll arrange for pickup from our warehouse or Howard Hall. Limited deliveryContinue Reading

Status: Preserved Address: 1039 Delmar Avenue, Memphis Built: ca. 1860 with renovations in 1960 Architectural Style: Shotgun, with additions and renovations Original Function/Purpose: Single-family dwelling History: The Bennett House is located in a historically African American neighborhood just north of the Memphis Medical District. Mrs. Bennett established Gladys’ School ofContinue Reading