HGTV Builds a Local Urban Oasis With a Little Help From Our Friends

This past week, HGTV offered local news outlets and bloggers an opportunity to see what has been a closely kept secret for about a year. HGTV began in 2010 giving away an Urban Oasis spot which was meant to complement their Dream Home and Smart Homes giveaways.   For each of the first five years, […]

25th Annual Fourth and Gill Tour of Homes is Sunday

Coming on the same weekend as the Rossini Festival, the Fourth and Gill Tour of Homes could be overlooked. If you overlook it, you will miss one of the great jewels of the downtown area. Knoxville’s first bedroom community, located at the outer reaches of the Streetcar line, the original homes found there were constructed […]

A Tour of Historic Fourth and Gill, Part Two

Today I’ll finish up with some of last Sunday’s tour of the Fourth and Gill neighborhood. Located just north of downtown, this community is home to a number of young professionals and I ran into a number of them on the tour. Nina Phalen, owner of Style of Civilization, and her husband Edgar Smith had just […]