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National Civil Rights Museum Expansion

Memphis, TN

Two historic buildings adjacent the original Lorraine Motel have been restored and expanded as part ofExploring the Legacy,” a major addition to the NationalCivilRightMuseum in Memphis. New exhibition space chronicles the months and days before and after the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  Freedom Plaza, a new outdoor promenade, connects the expanded museum complex with the revitalized South Main business district and provides a community park for reflection and contemplation.   

Awards

Building Design & Construction 20th Annual Reconstruction & Renovation Awards

  • Merit Award Institutional Category

National Commercial Builders Council Awards of Excellence

  • Project of the Year Division III, Institutional Category

AIA Tennessee

  • Award of Excellence

AIAGulf States Region

  • Merit Award

AIA Memphis

  • Award of Excellence

Memphis Heritage and Memphis Landmarks Commission Preservation Awards

  • Landmark Award

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Memphis
50 South B.B. King Blvd.
Suite 600
Memphis, TN 38103
901.521.1440
Baton Rouge
1680 Lobdell Avenue
Suite E
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
225.928.4905
Celebration
AR91636
671 Front St., Suite 220
Celebration, FL 34747
407.566.2575
Dallas
150 Turtle Creek Boulevard
Suite 104D
Dallas, TX 75207
214.389.3816
Little Rock
319 President Clinton Ave.
Suite 201
Little Rock, AR 72201
501.246.3950
New Orleans
643 Magazine Street
Suite 102
New Orleans, LA 70130
504.558.1885
Princeton
217 Nassau Street
Princeton, NJ 08542
609.683.3600
Philadelphia
Public Ledger Building
Suite 756
150 S. Independence Mall W.
Philadelphia, PA 19106
267.804.7040