The Proposed “T at Riverfront” Grows from Nineteen Stories to Twenty-Six

Is the skyscraper back in vogue? If the current version of the proposed “T at Riverfront,” is constructed, it would be the second tallest building (by stories) in the city behind the First Tennessee Plaza. Its base, however, would be down the bluff from the main elevation of downtown and, so, it would not tower […]

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 […]

Have You Seen This?

There’s such an accumulation of little changes around downtown it’s virtually impossible to notice, let alone document, them all. Some are very big and others are more like small details that make the city a bit better. Some change the shape of the city while others simply make it richer while we aren’t watching. Let’s […]

A New Downtown Building Gets Taller

The Crozier, a building proposed for the Old City just got a bit taller, which might seem odd since it is currently an oft-remarked hole in the Old City where Big Don’s used to reside at the corner of Willow and Central. When I first reported the pending development, almost a year ago, plans called […]

Demolition and Construction Set for Central Street in the Old City

Last May a group made an initial presentation to the Downtown Design Review Board detailing their plans to demolish the buildings at 120 – 122 Central Street and replace them with an attractive three-story building. The plans have changed since that first reportĀ and now include a larger, four story, brick building. The project is in […]