Middle Housing Takes Center Stage

Middle Housing Map.

Council takes a first look at Mayor Indya Kincannon’s ‘missing middle’ housing proposal for the city’s older neighborhoods.


Choto Landing Map

Organized opposition from high-income residents kills an affordable housing project planned for the Choto area of Southwest Knox County.

Late to the Altar

Photo of Holston Springs entrance.

Planning commissioners approve a wedding venue in East Knox County, even though it’s been operating for the past two years.

Townhouse Uptick

Photo of Chris Sharp of Urban Engineering addressing the Planning Commission.

With hillside protection regulations and a hot housing market, developers bring higher-density projects to the Planning Commission.

Building Backlogs

Photo of new houses under construction at the Meadows at Shannon Valley.

As the population continues to grow, the city and the county are struggling to keep up with the demand for approving construction projects.

Senior Living Changes

South High Senior Living Photo

The McNabb Center plans to convert South High into a drug treatment facility, while Historic Knoxville High is open to younger tenants.

Fantasy of Treehouses

Renderings of treehouses.

The Planning Commission approves doubling the number of overnight accommodations at Ancient Lore Village.