March Madness, Memphis Heritage Style

Preservationist advocacy group Memphis Heritage Inc. will host its annual Preservation Series on Mondays in March to explore the “back story” of successful adaptive reuse projects.

The 2013 series will kick off March 4 with presentations about recent preservation wins that have occurred Downtown. Here’s the entire line-up:

  • March 4: Story of the re-purposed Lowenstein Brothers Building/Lincoln American Tower into retail and apartments at Court Square Center – William Chandler and panel
  • March 11: Behind the scenes on the restoration of the Francis Gassner-designed C&I Bank building at 200 Madison Ave. into the Visible Music College – Todd Walker and Barry Yoakum of archamania
  • March 18: Green space preservation in Memphis Overton Park Conservancy, the Greenway project and the Harahan Bridge plan – Mike Carpenter and panel
  • March 25: Round table to discuss the Memphis’ endangered historic properties and what can be done to save them

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