Gateway Park Fleshed Out

Gateway Park Fleshed Out

A dispute between the city and the Legacy Parks Foundation does not dampen enthusiasm for a $10 million entrance to the Urban Wilderness.

by scott barker • september 18, 2018

The city of Knoxville is moving forward with plans to build an entrance to the Urban Wilderness at the terminus of James White Parkway, amid a dispute between Mayor Madeline Rogero and Legacy Parks Foundation Executive Director Carol Evans.
A plan that could extend from South Knoxville across the river to Morningside Park.
The city is hosting an open house at 6 p.m. today at South Doyle Middle School so the public can review the concept plans for the project, which eventually would establish a linear park stretching from Morningside Park in East Knoxville to Baker Creek Preserve and the rest of the Urban Wilderness in South Knoxville. City officials and ...

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