Remaking St. Mary’s

Remaking St. Mary's

The Rogero administration plans to work with Knox Heritage to preserve the oldest building on the St. Mary’s Hospital campus.

by scott barker • January 11, 2019

The City of Knoxville is looking to preserve the 89-year-old original St. Mary’s Hospital building as it redevelops the North Knoxville site of the closed Physicians Regional Medical Center.
Some City Council members are concerned about the complicated deal.
Rogero administration officials and a city contractor briefed City Council members and an overflow crowd in the Small Assembly Room of the City County Building on Thursday about the project.
The city and Tennova Healthcare have reached a tentative agreement to transfer the site. Under the terms of a non-binding letter of intent, the city would buy the campus, assessed at more than $58 million for tax purpo...

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