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 others interested in neighborhood affairs and public issues relating to community history, architecture, preservation and development.

After a two-year hiatus, the Keystone has been revived in print by StoryBoard Memphis, a local newspaper exploring Memphis’ past and future through collaborative storytelling. Through essays, articles, historical fiction, photos, artwork, virtual streetscapes, local interviews and guest contributors, StoryBoard brings history to the masses. Learn more at

  • Frequency: The Keystone is now published monthly!
  • Distribution: Keystone articles are published in print via StoryBoard Memphis, online by both StoryBoard Memphis + Memphis Heritage, and distributed via email to all MHI Members. StoryBoard Memphis is delivered directly to subscribers and is available for pickup at retail locations throughout Memphis.

The Keystone: September 2018

Skyline Reflections Old and New

By Charlie Lambert

This month, long-time Keystone contributor Charlie Lambert, whose passions range from historic preservation to the films of old Hollywood, shares with us his reflections on the Memphis Skyline. 


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