South High Senior Living, 835 Tipton Avenue, Knoxville, July 2020
Each year, Knox Heritage presents awards to the very best preservation projects in east Tennessee. Many of those projects are in or near downtown Knoxville, and this year was no exception. Also, many of the awards went to projects I’ve profiled on this website. This particular year, Sanders Pace Architecture dominated the night with projects from South Knoxville to North Knoxville. Here’s a look at the projects in the downtown area or nearby.
Awards were given to two projects in east Knoxville, which I have not covered: “Reagan Design + Construction and Dgray & Hbogus, LLC for the renovation of 2545 Jefferson Avenue in the Parkridge neighborhood, and to Arin Streeter for writing the National Register nomination for the Charles L. Lawhon House in the Morningside neighborhood.”
The rest of the night went to Sanders Pace Architecture and associates. Several projects have not been covered here, including the Parkridge renovation of 1520 Washington Avenue, a joint project of Sanders Pace and Parkridge Group, LLC. Two of their projects in Emory Place were recognized, including 517 and 519 North Central, a project they did with Segal Drummond, and the renovation of 509 North Central. John Sanders was recognized for his restoration of the Clauss House II located in the Little Switzerland neighborhood in south Knoxville.
The awards were held, as you can see by my screen grabs above, online. Here’s hoping we can all celebrate together next year as we recognize the people making our city sparkle one building at a time. If you aren’t familiar with Knox Heritage, please learn more about them and become a member, if you can.