Standard Knitting Mill May Be Redeveloped After All

It’s had a long, tortured journey. According to Knox Heritage, Standard Knitting Mill was founded in 1900 with about 50 employees. By the 1930s it employed over 4,000 and at one point it produced a million garments a week. The plant was last operated by Delta Apparel, which left in 2007. The lone remaining building […]

A Portion of the Vine Furniture Building to Become Condo and Retail Development

Yesterday we took a look at the 75-year-old family business at 120 West Summit Hill. After focusing on the stability of the business, we’ll shift our attention today to their decision to change part of their building for the first time in about forty years. The focus here is the eastern portion of the building, […]

Major News for Future Downtown Development

It’s something we’ve talked about on this blog for years as a missing piece in the downtown development equation: the missing 200 block of South Gay Street. Once a thriving connector packed with businesses, the construction of Summit Hill, and other decisions resulted in the demolition of those buildings, leaving the 100 block of South […]

Construction Update: The Mews II

About eight months have passed since I announced the plans for the Mews II, the second set of condominiums Jeffrey Nash is constructing on Magnolia Avenue. The first, The Mews, on the opposite side of Ogden from the current set, has been a huge success. All units in that development were sold out in three […]

Evolving Supreme Court Site Development Plans

Rick Dover, DIA Architects, J Davis Architects and Bristol Development Group recently presented their current vision for the Supreme Court Site on the downtown block bounded by Henley, Church, Locust and Cumberland to City Council in a workshop. The entire city block project is pivotal to downtown development as it has the potential to connect […]