Painted & Tainted: A primer on why painting exposed brick is usually a Big No-No

Also, solid advice for homeowners on alternatives to painting brick when that newer brick doesn’t quite match the older Updated in February, 2022, this article…

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Your Memphis Memories: ‘It’s Too Late To Tinker’ With Expressway Route

Feature image from the Memphis Press-Scimitar editorial page on March 7, 1968, three years before the Supreme Court decision (Memphis Public Library) The focal point…

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The Sacred and the Vulnerable in the Clayborn Temple

Clayborn Reborn From the Archives: Originally published in May, 2019 By Margot Payne Sometimes it takes decay, or the near total loss of a tangible…

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De-Listed = De-Struction: Investment in the Pinch Must Utilize What’s Left of Its Past

Just one more demolition threatens the entire district – and the investments of developers eligible for tax credits waiting to improve or stabilize their properties.…

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Central Gardens’ Historic Inventory to be Updated for a New Decade

A long-overdue update to the National Historic Register for the Central Gardens Historic District to begin in 2020 HISTORIC NEIGHBORHOOD PRESERVATION By Mark Fleischer “I…

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Off the Endangered List: The Clayborn Temple

Profile #4 in StoryBoard’s look at progress in historic preservation over the last decade HISTORIC PRESERVATION By Charlie Lambert In 2015, the historic and deteriorating…

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Off the Endangered List: The Tennessee Brewery, Saved by Suds

Profile #3 in StoryBoard’s look at progress in historic preservation over the last decade HISTORIC PRESERVATION By Gordon Alexander It could be said that it…

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Off the Endangered List: The Nineteenth Century Club

Profile #2 in StoryBoard’s look at progress in historic preservation over the last decade HISTORIC PRESERVATION By Charlie Lambert Usually referred to as the Nineteenth…

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