Temple Photography Opens on Gay Street

The Century Building at 312 S. Gay Street is the new home to Scott Temple’s photography business. Temple Photography¬†has been his full-time enterprise since 2010 with a focus on wedding photography and he’s excited to have a presence in what he calls the “creative epicenter of the area.” Scott is a native Knoxville resident who […]

Cholo Taqueria Coming to Gay Street

For months it’s seemed something has been happening in the Century Building in the ground-level space to the right. It turns out we’ll soon have a restaurant there, with a hoped for opening date of early December. Cholo Taqueria will be dedicated to two things: great tacos and great tequila. It’s a simple formula by […]

Inside the Kress Building

There’s an allure to walking around inside an old building. Paying careful attention a person might see clues to its historic past, touch woodwork of a bygone era and sometimes even smell the past. It’s an intrigue I’m sure many of us share. Think of the abandoned home you drive by on the way to […]

Top Articles of 2014, Part 1: #25 – #11

One of my nerdy personality quirks is that I really enjoy statistics. I’ve obsessed at various times over SEC football statistics, music statistics (sales, artist rankings, chart positions) and, obviously, ¬†I now pay attention to Internet statistics particularly as it regards my own site. End-of-the-year lists fascinate me probably too much. So, it’s natural that […]

The Century Building Comes Back to Life

It’s pretty easy to get discouraged by the demolitions, fires and less-than-inspiring designs for new construction that seem to be proliferating lately. Those of us who watch the scene with intense interest can sometimes miss the larger picture for the details. I know that McClung Warehouses – which once could have been an anchor in […]