Plans and a Look Inside the John H. Daniel Building

It’s really a set of three buildings which have long been internally connected. The oldest is 124 West Jackson which is distinguished by its more ornamental facade. As Knoxville’s economy shifted from mills to the manufacture of textiles, the building was constructed sometime in the last years of the 1890s for that purpose and never […]

Is Gay Street Really All That?

It seems like a heretical question, doesn’t it? Everybody loves Gay Street, right? It’s the best we have to offer. It was just a couple of years ago that the American Planning Association named it one of their “Top Ten Great Streets in America.” It’s slowly gotten better since then, so what’s up with that […]