Knox Heritage Tour of Armature Building

Three Feathers Building, Southwest Corner of Jackson and Gay, Knoxville Knox Heritage sometimes gives its members the opportunity to tour buildings which are being renovated and/or re-purposed. Last fall I wrote about their tour of the White Lily building, for example. It’s a great chance to see the “bones” of the buildings before the finished […]

Is there development potential under our feet?

 Entryway beneath Jackson Avenue, Knoxville Regular readers of this blog know that I recently spent some time walking Depot Avenue and considering the possibilities for development. As a part of that post I took pictures from Depot toward the main portion of downtown across the tracks. These shots reminded me that I’ve wanted to […]

August Pictures Waiting for a Blog to Happen

JFG over the Old City, Knoxville, August 2011 I hope everyone had a great Labor Day. Let’s wrap up one piece of August business with a look at the photographs that didn’t quite find a full blog of their own. Rather than let them disappear forever, here they are. I’ll throw in  a few words where necessary, […]

Old City and Beyond: Unfinished Business Business

Now, back to your regular programing. When last we left Knoxville for our little Dylan interlude, we were working our way down Jackson Avenue looking into some of the businesses there. Let’s finish that thought before we move on to others. Interior of Blue Slip Winery, 105B West Jackson, Knoxville Blue Slip Winery is nestled […]

More Jackson Avenue Business Business

Jackson Avenue Market, Knoxville, May 2011 There have been at least two significant openings on Jackson Avenue in the last few weeks. Continuing east from yesterday’s blog, down the brick-surfaced street beside the Emporium and Fire Street Lofts to the JFG Building. On the bottom floor of that building is the newly opened Jackson Avenue […]