If it’s September in Knoxville, it must be Mardi Gras?

Mardi Gras, Knox Heritage Style, Knoxville  This weekend wasn’t all reserved for somber remembrances. Of course, being a home weekend for our local football team, plenty of visitors crowded the streets of downtown Knoxville. This weekend the shirts were Cincinnati red and they seemed like a jovial enough bunch as they enjoyed downtown Knoxville. Friday […]

Knox Heritage (ca 1888) Home Recieves LEED Certification

Knox Heritage Green House, Fort Sanders, Knoxville, February 2011 This will be the first in a series of posts centered in the Fort Sanders area. The densest populated area in east Tennessee, the neighborhood is known for its student housing and its proximity to the University of Tennessee campus. It is also home to many […]

Knox Heritage Distributes Awards

John Craig opens the Knox Heritage Annual Meeting, November 2010. The annual awards ceremony was held at the Bijou in which Knox Heritage recognizes those who have distinguished themselves in the local world of preservation. The meeting also served as the annual meeting and new members were added to the board as old members moved […]

Mary Boyce Temple House, Brian Pittman and Fun to the Rafters

Mary Boyce Temple House, Knox Heritage Even, Henly and Hill, Knoxville Knox Heritage Open House at Mary Boyce Temple House One of the privileges of belonging to Knox Heritage is the opportunity to see restoration and/or preservation projects while they are in the process of being completed. Past tours have included the S and W […]

Dancin’ in the Street: An International Street Fair with Local Flair

Preparations for Dancin’ in the Streets, Kendrick Place, Knoxville, September 2010 Many of the fabulous events and startling moments available in the city come free of charge: music on the street, interesting people, unexpected turns of events. Sometimes the fabulous events come with a price tag, but sometimes the cause or event are worth the price. Gathering […]