What’s Being Built? How’s It Coming?

Given the intense interest in new construction and some conversations I’ve heard recently indicating people have missed a few construction announcements along the way, it seems helpful to sometimes review some of the projects and report on their progress. So, here, in no particular order are some of the projects which are currently underway along […]

Stockyard Lofts: Major New Construction Announced for the Old City

A shift has happened in downtown development. Whereas for years we enjoyed a renaissance of older buildings converted to new, often residential, uses, we’re now firmly in an era of ground-up construction. One such development is complete, four are under construction and a couple of others have been announced. Joining that list today is Stockyard […]

A Downtown Building Finds a New Purpose; A Downtown Institution Plans Move

Unless you’ve had a car repaired there – and many people have over the years – you’d not likely be familiar with the building at 213 E. Fifth Avenue. Should you have reason to drive east on Fifth Avenue past the old Knoxville High School, future home of senior housing, you’d pass it on your […]

An Update on Riverwalk at the Bridges (The Baptist Hospital Site)

It’s been a long and winding road to the ultimate development of the Baptist Hospital site. As far as I can determine, I first mentioned it on the blog in an April, 2014 article looking at the hospital’s past and present. That article references a Josh Flory article from June, 2013 which announced the first […]

Merchants of Beer Slated to Open This Fall in Old Diner

We’d all be doing pretty well if we had as many lives as the diner located at the corner of Summit Hill and Central. The property and the structure are owned by Hatcher-Hill and have been offered for sale. While Hatcher-Hill will retain ownership of the property, a new business co-owned by Henry Sadek and […]