East Knoxville

Local Lore: Park City Branch Library

Local Lore: Park City Branch Library

With credit due for decisions made by the City Council of 1929 and 1930, this Sixth District building, on the corner of E. Magnolia Avenue and Chestnut Street, was completed as the new Park City Branch of the Lawson McGhee Library in the Summer of 1931. Construction costs were $28,500 then, about $427,379 in 2017 dollars.

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Renovation Robin: Park City H1!

Renovation Robin: Park City H1!

Recent talk of expanding the Edgewood/Park City historic overlay (H1) in East Knoxville is a great topic. While expanding the overlay, the area in which guidelines exist for exterior renovations, may or may not draw new investment to this neighborhood, expansion will certainly give direction to more investors there, protecting the character of the neighborhood. Edgewood/Park City, like other East Knoxville neighborhoods and districts, is is a popular spot with adjacency to downtown via the burgeoning Magnolia Avenue Warehouse district. 

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