What Is Madras Inherited?

Madras Inherited is an initiative started by a team who are passionate about making significant changes in the domain of heritage. The initiative's main focus is on âHeritage Managementâ under which our scope of work includes: 'Cultural Heritage Tourism', predominantly focusing on Heritage Walks, 'Heritage Education and Awareness' for schools, colleges and the community, and 'Research and Development', which aims to start a progressive research unit focusing on understanding and analysing various facets of heritage related to the city and collect data to revitalize the same.

The data collected through this process would be later utilized through integrated 'Heritage Management and Documentation' projects with government agencies and publications.
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Register for our walks!

We are thrilled to bring heritage closer to you by embarking on virtual tours of some of the city's historic precincts!

While nothing can be on par with being out on the streets and exploring the nooks and corners of the city, we have thoroughly enjoyed bringing the city closer to all you joining on our virtual walks from different parts of the world.

Check out our walk schedule to find a virtual heritage walk you can attend this month!

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Take a look at what we do!

We're always looking at new and exciting ways to facilitate engagement between the people of Chennai and the heritage of their city. With âHeritage Educationâ syllabi for schools and colleges, we're developing ways to take the idea of heritage sensitivity to the grassroots level. Our outreach events range from doing heritage walks for schoolchildren to pop-up place-making events in public spaces to engage the general public and start a conversation about Chennai's eclectic culture, communities and history. We've also worked with the local administrative bodies in Chennai such as the CMDA to list heritage buildings in the city. Our âProjects & Outreachâ page is a summary of our journey towards greater heritage sensitivity and conservation in Chennai.

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"Madras Inherited looks back at their stories and the lives behind these sturdy facades."

The Hindu

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"Restoring heritage one brick at a time."

The Hindu

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"Preserving Chennai's vanishing heritage."

Dina Thanthi (DT Next)

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"Madras Inherited to unravel city's greatest architectural treasures."

The Hindu

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"Immersive heritage walk served as time travel for our young children."

Bhumi (NGO) - Blog

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Want to get in touch with us?

Want to book a private heritage walk with Madras Inherited? Looking to partner with us to curate events in Chennai? Or maybe you just want to talk about everything Madras! Leave us an email or drop by the Madras Inherited office.

Address: 46, B Ramachandra Adithanar Road, Gandhi Nagar, Adyar, Chennai - 600020
Mobile: +91 8925704437

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