Tyson Court Apartments Now Pre-Leasing

It’s been five years since I started noticing this cool little area settled somewhere between downtown proper and north Knoxville. I wrote about an event at Ironwood studios in 2014 and about a cool building and interesting downtown icon who owns it later that year. At the time, this area was brimming with potential, but […]

Emory Place Development News (Plus a Concert Ticket Giveaway)

Featuring some of the most attractive downtown buildings, Emory Place once featured its own market house and sat at the north end of the street car line. Intended to be a sort of second Market Square, it has retained some of its symmetry and appeal, if it has lost some of its energy in recent […]

A Final Look at Tailor Lofts

I’ve probably not been given the opportunity to follow any building more closely than that afforded to me by Daniel Odle of Conversion Properties at Tailor Lofts. When I first toured the building, I couldn’t keep from calling it the “Arby’s Building” because of the business that had operated there for so long. That seems […]

An Inside View of Tailor Lofts – A Year Later, Plus Five Bar Restaurant Preview

It just over a year ago – in early January – that I took you inside Tailor Lofts, the former Arby’s Building at 430 South Gay. If you don’t remember what the place looked like, you might want to go back and read it now. What we found inside at that time were the remnants […]

An Inside View with Plans for Tailor Lofts, Knoxville (AKA Arby’s Building)

Thanks to the kindness of Daniel Odle of Conversion Properties, I recently toured the Tailor Lofts Building at 430 South Gay Street. Renovation and reconstruction is set to begin immediately with a completion date of spring, 2014, putting the project at just over a year. Conversion Properties is managing the project on behalf of John […]