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#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

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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

Saturday, 3 pm June 15, 2019 Memphis Heritage at Howard Hall 2282 Madison Ave. at Edgewood Don Newman was a local photographer who captured thousands of iconic images of Memphis structures and streetscapes during the 1940’s – 60’s. Many of Mr. Newman’s images show beloved buildings that have been demolishedContinue Reading

Congratulations to Executive Director June West on receiving the 2016 Midtown Memphis Mojo Award!  Sponsored by the Midtown Memphis Development Corporation, the annual Mojo Award honors organizations and individuals dedicated to the promotion and preservation of Midtown.Continue Reading

MHI’s Biggest every two year Fundraiser The 2015 MHI Architectural Auction is coming Sat. May 30th Memphis Heritage’s 2015 Architectural Auction  will be held in the Historic Edge District. We are thankful to Mike Todd for allowing us to showcase his building at 320 Monroe, a large area warehouse justContinue Reading

Memphis Heritage’s “Red High-Top Shoe Award” was created in 2007 in honor of Judith Johnson, Executive Director of Memphis Heritage, 1997 to 2002. Presented to those who show unbridled passion in the name of Historic Preservation.Continue Reading

Thank you Hal B. Howard, Jr.  A great, most generous and kind man. He will be missed by all who knew him. June 1925 – February 2015 Last month Memphis Heritage lost a very dear and loyal friend, Hal B Howard Jr. Hal, who gave MHI its beautiful headquarters, HowardContinue Reading

The 2015 Memphis Heritage’s Preservation Series will meet on all five Mondays in March from 6.45pm til 8:30pm. In the press: http://www.commercialappeal.com/go-memphis/entertainment-bog/memphis-heritage-hosts-monday-night-talks-about-memphis-and-the-movies-through-march Our theme this year: “Memphis, Movie Hub of the Mid-South” As a  follow up to Vincent Astor’s sold out History of Memphis Movie Theatres (the early years) from twoContinue Reading