The Everly Brothers Park – a former Design Center project – in the Bearden neighborhood of Knoxville was recently added to the Tennessee Music Pathways. The Pathways is a program operated by the State Department of Tourist Development that highlights musical heritage across our state with signage at important locations. The Everly Brothers are credited by numerous musical legends such … Read More
MLK Jr. Avenue Charette Concludes!
Our 2022 Community Collaborative Charrette wrapped up this week and, while we are still in the middle of organizing the submissions into our booklet on the subject which will be released later in the year, we wanted to give you a preview of the designs to hold you over until then. The charrette focused on a parcel of land along … Read More
Delaney House Museum Breaks Ground!
This past Monday – August 30th, 2021 – ground was broken for the Delaney Museum at the Beck Cultural Exchange Center here in Knoxville. The Museum will be in the renovated family home of internationally-famous local artist brothers Beauford and Joseph Delaney, who were prominent for a few decades starting in the 1920s. The home is next door to Beck, … Read More
Collier Preserve Opens!
We are happy to announce that Collier Preserve, a 12-acre park located in the Powell community of Knoxville, had a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the end of March. The land for the new park was donated to Legacy Parks Foundation in 2016, who then approached the ETCDC for assistance in the design. Trey Benefield ASLA, AICP and Jessie Fears, Senior Staff … Read More