Construction Review Workshop for 817 Deery St
The Knoxville Historic Zoning Commission will hold a workshop on September 6 th , 2016 at 8:30 a.m. in the Small Assembly Room, Main Floor, City/County Building, 400 Main St., Knoxville, TN. The workshop is for review of and comment on an application for infill construction on a vacant lot located at 817 Deery Street in the Fourth and Gill Historic District. A determination of approval or denial will not be made at this workshop. Information related to this item may be seen in the office of the Metropolitan Planning Commission on the 4th floor, City/County Bldg. MPC does not discriminate on the basis of disability in its provision of services, programs, activities or benefits. If you need assistance or accommodation for a disability, please contact MPC at 865-215- 2500 and we will work to accommodate any reasonable request.
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.