Knox Heritage Salvage Show and Friday Night Uptown

Knox Heritage Salvage Show, 36 Market Square, Knoxville, April 2012 As I said in my last post, there was far too much going on last Friday night to cover it in one post. I’m struggling to cover it in three. Today I’ll focus on the Second Annual Knox Heritage Salvage Show held at 36 Market […]

April First Friday, What to do?

New Sculpture, Krutch Park, Knoxville, April 2012 Happy Friday to everyone. It looks like the weather will be awesome for our monthly street party in the city and the crowds promise to be huge. As usual, there is so much to do in such a short amount of time, there is no way to catch […]

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 […]

Are we still tearing down Knoxville? St. John’s Episcopal says, "Yes!" at 710 and 712 Walnut Street

710 and 712 Walnut Street, Knoxville, November 2011 I’m no historian and, though I’ve been coming to downtown Knoxville since the nineteen-eighties, I’ve only lived downtown for just over two years. I can’t call the names of the buildings that have been lost over the years in the manner that Kim Trent or Jack Neely (whose latest […]

White Lily Tour a Fascinating Gift from Knox Heritage and David Dewhirst

White Lily Building, North Central Street One of the great perks of being a member of Knox Heritage is the early preview opportunities they offer of buildings that are going to be or are in the process of being renovated. Last week such an opportunity was offered by Knox Heritage, courtesy of David Dewhirst, in the […]