City People Downtown Home Tour 2017, Part One

The City People 2017 Downtown Home Tour held this past weekend on Friday and Saturday featured some extremely attractive residences. Urban Woman and I have been attending the tour, which is over 25-years-old, for something around fifteen years. As I’ve said before, it was our gateway drug to downtown living as it became increasingly easy […]

The Tennessean, Knoxville’s New Luxury Hotel, Officially Opens

In its soft opening last weekend, Nicholas Cazana, president of the company which owns the property, said The Tennessean Hotel was filled to capacity giving his new staff a good sample of what they anticipate will be a very successful launch. The occasion was a ribbon cutting by Cazana, Mayor Rogero and Visit Knoxville’s Kim Bumpas, […]

A Look at the First Completed Condo in the Tennessean

In a relatively short turn-around time for a project of this magnitude, the first condo in the high-end luxury project, The Tennessean, has been completed. It was only last spring that the project was announced and I took readers through the shell which would become The Tennessean residences and hotel. It’s worth taking a look […]

The Tennessean Brings High End Luxury to Downtown Knoxville

A few weeks ago announcements were formally made that The Tennessean (531 Henley St.), a blend of high-end luxury hotel rooms and condominiums, would soon come to the former state office building beside the downtown Holiday Inn. Most people don’t realize the two adjacent properties have been under different ownership, assuming the entire structure to […]