New Development Comes to the Corner of Fifth Avenue and Central Street

The building at the corner of Fifth Avenue and Central Street sat vacant for years. Built over 100 years ago, it had seen better days and stood by itself across from the opulent and refurbished Knoxville High School built in about the same era. Originally constructed as commercial space on the main floor and residential […]

New Development Comes to Emory Place

If you’ve never considered Emory Place, it’s worth walking through and giving it a bit of thought. If you don’t know where it’s located, consider walking north on Gay Street, past the 100 block, over the tracks and past Regas Square, under the Interstate and another couple of blocks. It’s less than a mile from […]

The Crozier Reaches the Finish Line: A Look Inside

It was November 2015 when I first reported that a building on the corner of Willow and Central would be demolished for a much larger (and nicer) building which would host both commercial and residential space. By October 2016, challenges had been encountered on the site and the building had been redesigned to be taller. […]

Production Company, Commercial and Residential Development Announced for South Knoxville

Sevier Avenue continues to be one of the hottest spots for development in the city and that trend continues with the announcement that Conley Entertainment Group will move its headquarters from Pasadena, California to 726 Sevier Avenue, which is currently a fenced-in corner with a few marginal buildings located along Davenport. A new development will […]

New Home Construction, “The Overlook” Announced for Downtown

I’ve written before about a quiet section of town along Hill Avenue, just to the east of Henley on the north side of the bridge. It’s seen some change in recent years – and months – including the announcement, just last month, of a nineteen story building proposed to face one end of that block […]