City People Home Tour 2018: A Look Inside Downtown Homes (Part Two)

In this article, we’ll take a look at four more urban homes, ranging two a small urban homes and two larger spaces. Three of these homes are located in the northern portion of what has traditionally been considered, “downtown.” One is on the 100 block of Gay Street and two are in the Daniel Building, […]

Old City Athletic Club to Open Downtown

When the Daniel opened in January two years ago, owners Jon Clark and Ron Turner expressed an interest in filling the retail portion of the building with businesses which would enhance the building and the neighborhood, offering amenities that would make life in the Old City just a bit better. They’ve done well so far […]

Downtown Knoxville Retailer, Rala, Announces Move to Old City

As I talked with Nanci Solomon, owner of Rala, and long time owner of Reruns, she pointed out that she opened Rala the same month I started writing this blog: June of 2010. At the time, she also operated Reruns, which later moved from 2 Market Square to a location down Union in the Daylight […]

Every Single Downtown Question Answered! (Or at least a few of them)

A couple of weeks ago I wrote an article offering small updates from around downtown. I thought I’d stay ahead of the curve a bit and give everyone some insight into current developments. I underestimated my audience. Over thirty comments later I realized you have a longer list of questions than I had answered in […]

First Residents Poised to Move into The Daniel

My first visit to what I then called the “John H. Daniel Building” offered an interior (and to a lesser extent exterior) view that is hard to comprehend about nine months later. Assuming you haven’t seen the original article or it’s been a while, I would encourage you to go there now¬†and at least look […]