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 […]

Knoxville High Independent Living Opens Its Doors

It’s been a long road, one that Rick Dover acknowledges has sometimes been frustrating, but he also says it’s what he enjoys most – making the improbable happen despite the obstacles. I first wrote about Knoxville High School nearly five years ago when his proposal for redevelopment of Knoxville High School was selected by the […]

Hyatt Place Holds Ribbon Cutting, Prepares to Open

  Hyatt Place Knoxville, located in the historic Farragut Hotel Building, held its ribbon cutting at 10:30 this morning and should welcome guests by the end of the year. Developed and owned by Dover Development and managed by White Lodging, the hotel includes 165 rooms and lots of surprises for first time visitors. It starts […]

2017 Stars of Knoxville Preservation Announced

A mixture of buildings and the people who brought them back to life were honored last night by Knox Heritage. Kim Trent, Executive Director, presided over what will be her last awards ceremony, as she has announced her intentions to leave the organization after the first of the year. Ken Stein, President and CEO of […]

Dispute Threatens to Derail Preservation and Development of Pryor Brown

The trail to this point is a long one. For those of you who may have missed, or don’t remember the earlier developments, I’ll recap. Pryor Brown Garage is a building located on the corner of Church Avenue and Market Street. According to my best memory of an unfortunately lost article by Jack Neely in […]