City People Downtown Tour of Homes: Ryan’s Row and Sterchi Lofts

Ryan’s Row, W. Vine Avenue, Knoxville Ryan’s Row sits atop the bluff on the north end of the center city. Construction started in anticipation of the potential windfall of the World’s Fair in 1982. The developer was unable to finish the project and the site languished until 1987 when Kristopher Kendrick purchased the property and […]

Surviving the Snow in Downtown Knoxville without a Grocery Store

How is that possible? Everyone knows the drill in Knoxville: Snowflakes appear on the extended forecast and we panic, heading quickly to our local grocery store for milk, eggs and bread. Need it or not, it’s just what we do. So what happens to hapless urbanites without a grocery store? We take pictures. I realized […]