Knox County 2020: A Primer (Part 2)

A survey of what’s changed, what hasn’t and what to watch in the local political and economic landscape. Today: the City of Knoxville and the private sector.

Safety Building Sale Approved

Council votes unanimously to sell property for $1 to the Clayton Family Foundation for its planned science museum.

Museum Exhibit

The public gets a first glimpse of three options for the interactive science museum philanthropist Jim Clayton is planning to build.

Museum Moves Into the Future

Safety Building site

A signed agreement between Jim Clayton and the City of Knoxville brings a state-of-the-art science center closer to reality.

Science Museum Moves Forward

Development agreement

City Council tonight will consider an agreement with Jim Clayton’s foundation for construction of a $100 million discovery center near the Coliseum.