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
Legacy Parks Begins Fundraising For Veterans Memorial Park
Our friends at Legacy Parks Foundation need your help to make an ETCDC project a reality! The Veterans Memorial Park is currently in the fundraising stage, and they are asking for support to make it happen. The Park, located on the north of French Broad River to the east of Knoxville, overlooks the East Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery. It … 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