City Pursues St. Mary’s Site for KPD

Physicians Regional Medical Center in North Knoxville.

City Pursues St. Mary's Complex for KPD/KFD

Both the city and county are looking to relocate major operations

by scott barker • september 4, 2018

physicians regional could be the new home of knoxville's police and fire departments. (photo by compass)

Amid much speculation and after an aborted deal with Knoxville College, Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero’s administration has zeroed in on Tennova’s Physicians Regional Medical Center campus in North Knoxville for a new headquarters for the Knoxville Police and Fire departments.
With Knoxville College off the table, the focus turns to North Knoxville.
The city wants to build a new headquarters for its public safety services and open up the property now used for the Safety Building for redevelopment by the Clayton Family Foundation as a science museum. Tennova, the area’...

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