This special reception honored the students and teachers, and the winners! The work now on display at Howard Hall shows excellence, effort and awareness by all students and is highly commended by all members of the Board at Memphis Heritage and the AIA – a huge thank you to all theContinue Reading

Calling all supporters of Memphis Heritage! Please take a moment to visit the First Tennessee Foundation – 150 Days of Giving and vote for Memphis Heritage to help us win a $5,000 grant. Go to, search for “Memphis Heritage” and vote for us! You can vote for up to 10 organizations, once aContinue Reading

WOW let’s hear it for a terrific TN Brewery Untapped team…way to make a City proud and breathe new life into this amazing historic structure! The TN Brewery Untapped team is simply amazing….dedication, hard work and community build…creating a cool space to come and enjoy lunch a locally brewed beerContinue Reading

TPT Annual Conference Germantown, Tennessee May 1 – 3, 2014 June West, Executive Director of Memphis Heritage will be speaking at the Tennessee Preservation Trust’s Statewide Preservation Conference. Since 2000, the Tennessee Preservation Trust’s Statewide Preservation Conference has brought together heritage supporters from across the state for educational sessions, tours,Continue Reading

Sunday, April 27, 2014 • Noon until 5:00 pm Meet Members of over 25 historically oriented organizations and learn about opportunities to get involved. View displays of historic artifacts. Purchase memberships to local organizations, history books and other historically relevant merchandise. “Tennessee on the Brink” (An 1860 Living History Event)Continue Reading

Memphis Heritage will be regrouping our “Young Heritage” program soon, contact us if you are interested in becoming a part of the future of Historic Preservation! For an interesting take on how preservation is developing, read this article by Michael R. Allen: The Pro-Development, Anti-Historic Preservationist How the Business of Saving BuildingsContinue Reading

Deni Carr Reilly did a marvelous job at tonight’s Memphis Heritage 2014 Preservation Series lecture. We thank her so very much for sharing the wonderful stories about how she and her husband, Patrick, created the great Majestic Grill Restaurant in a historic movie theater ! Originally built in 1913 as theContinue Reading

Youth and Architecture 2014 Design Competition Sponsored by the Art Center, Memphis Heritage, Inc and AIA Memphis 11th Annual Youth and Architecture Design Competition is planned for May 2014 ………in honor of National Preservation Month! Deadline for Entries: Friday, April 11, 2014, 4 pm Opening Reception: Tuesday, May 6 held at Memphis Heritage, Howard Hall, 2282 MadisonContinue Reading

Before the second lecture of the Memphis Heritage Preservation series on historic Memphis restaurants, Susan and I grabbed a quick dinner at Local on the Square. I couldn’t have been more pleased with my choice: a tuna salad as satisfying as a hearty sandwich and a view of Overton Square from the restaurant’sContinue Reading