Growing Tension

Post Oak Bend rendering

Growing Tension

Knoxville and Knox County have different challenges in finding room for new residential development. How they address them will shape our future.

by scott barker • september 13, 2018

                                                                               Rendering of the proposed post oak bend development.

[UPDATE: MPC unanimously approved the Tooles Bend project on Thursday.]
Developers want to transform a bucolic stretch of riverfront in West Knox County into a bustling residential area. Meanwhile, other developers want to place an apartment complex in the middle of a city neighborhood consisting mostly of single...

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