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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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