New Mural Going Up Near Central and Broadway (Plus the latest photos from Elkmont Exchange)

Murals are spreading all over town and I’m loving it. The most recent to appear is located in Old North. It’s at the corner of Irwin and Bearden Place. If that doesn’t ring a bell, it’s in Downtown North and it’s a block off Central and a block off Broadway, directly behind the interesting new […]

Important Murals Restored, Music History Mural Returns

There’s been a lot of action going on in the Old City recently. The streets – first Central and now Jackson – remain in a state of upheaval that will result in buried and modernized utilities, wider sidewalks and repaved streets. Construction on the Crozier is now progressing rapidly and other plans are being announced. […]

Those Wonderful Murals

  David Denton, who has written on this site  a number of times, offered a column on his opinion of the historic murals on the Walnut Street Garage. My observation is that visitors and residents alike have been interested, amazed, pleased and impressed. I often have conversations with pedestrians stopped beside the current photographs viewing […]

City and Visit Knoxville Cover Garage Walls With Historic Photos

We’ve talked before, quite extensively, about the Walnut Street Garage. Built with one small portion of retail facing the street, it is a nine-story container for cars with very little to offer beyond that. The resultant construction also exposed a nine-story solid wall on its south side which, despite some stained stripes to give it […]