Edgewood/Park City: H-1 Expansion Meeting Summary
A community meeting was held on January 19 at the O'Connor Senior Center to discuss the proposed expansion of the existing Edgewood-Park City Historic District H-1 Zoning Overlay. MPC staff presented information and then answered questions from among approximately 105 community members in attendance.
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Knoxville's Mid-Century Modern Architecture to be Documented
The Knoxville-Knox Metropolitan Planning Commission (MPC) office has received a federal Historic Preservation Fund grant from the Tennessee Historical Commission to update the City's Historic Resource Inventory. The original historic inventory was completed in 1986, but only buildings that were constructed in 1935 or prior were surveyed. The update will focus on buildings constructed between 1935 and 1966.
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2015 Preservation Report to the Mayor
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Preservation of Mid-Century Modern: Letter to the Editor
Many people believe preservation is only about the distant past, but that is not the case. Preservation is also about the future, and for that reason, preservationists must do their best to predict the future in order to protect the places people will value decades or centuries from now.
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Design Guidelines Update
Summary of the Design Guidelines Update that is now in progress. Use the link at the end of the page to join the discussion.