2019 Fourth and Gill Tour of Homes, Part One

The annual Fourth and Gill Tour of Homes is always a highlight of our spring. Urban Woman and I have taken the tour for about a decade and it never gets old. If nothing else, the neighborhood simply makes for a beautiful springtime stroll, as shown in the amazing azaleas and irises currently lighting up […]

Old North Victorian Home Tour 2018, Part Two

This is a continuation of the Old North Victorian Holiday Home Tour. You’ll find the first part here. The tour continued at 122 Leonard with the first Craftsman home on this year’s tour. Built just a little later (this one in 1915), these homes are notably less ornate than the Victorian and Queen Anne styles […]

Fourth and Gill 2017 Tour of Homes, Part Two

Just about the time I pronounce a favorite, I look at the next set of photographs and remember another house I loved. The Cureton House at 1025 Eleanor, built in 1907 was an incredibly warm and inviting space. The fact that the owner said I didn’t have to take my boots off to walk through […]

Old North Knoxville’s 2016 Victorian Holiday Home Tour, Part Two

The 2016 Old North Knoxville Victorian Holiday Home tour continued with 300 E. Oklahoma Ave, the Statum House, built around 1923. Originally occupied by William J. Statum and family, by 1940, the home was owned by the First Church of the Nazarene, which was located nearby in what is now a parking lot, and was […]