Moments and Movements Around Town Which Made Me Stop, Take Note and Think

Today I’ve got a bit of random ramblings. I see a lot of things as I walk around town. Some of them don’t fit neatly into an article, but I find them interesting, none-the-less. I probably am spotted on the street staring into the near-distance more often than I’d like to admit. I try to […]

Faris Eid: Lifting Up a City

When it gathers for its annual gala on October 20, the East Tennessee Community Design Center will honor a person who has designed a large percentage of the best renovations and restorations in our city. He’s also designing new construction which will change the face of the city. And he has one of the best […]

Regas Square Project Begins, Inside of Knoxville Takes to the Airwaves

It’s a day for announcements. First, Regas Square, which I first detailed here last October. Read the original article for much greater detail than I’ll give here. The news is that the project, announced nine months ago, is about to get underway. You’ll find their website hereĀ and you’ll see they are now offering pre-sales for […]

Amazing New Condo and Retail Project Announced: Regas Square

We’ve talked so many times on this site about good urban development. There are a number of common features – which turn out to be not-so-common. We’d all like to see parking lots turning to buildings and we’ve seen a little of that in recent months. We’d like to see retail rimming the bottom of […]

Development Moves North on Gay Street: Will it Work?

Many of you, no doubt, heard the recent news that the former Regas Restaurant Building sold to a developer. As development moves in this direction, there are reasons to be optimistic that it will connect via Gay with Emory Place and Broadway. We’ve recently looked at the development snaking its way out Central toward Broadway […]