Bridgehead Established

Photo of the Valley Apparel site

In preparation for development, KCDC has purchased property for the southern end of the proposed pedestrian bridge across the Tennessee River.


Photo of crews dismantling the JFG sign.

The future of the historic JFG Coffee sign is in doubt after it was suddenly taken down and put into storage this week.

Lee Proposes Bridge Funding

Jim Bryson photo.

The governor’s amended budget includes $20 million for the pedestrian span in Knoxville, but more funding sources are needed to move forward.

Applying to Connect

Pedestrian Bridge Rendering

Knoxville’s federal grant application for pedestrian bridge funding emphasizes linking an underserved area with the rest of the city.

Bridge Partners

Councilman Tommy Smith Photo

The city and the University of Tennessee agree to build a pedestrian bridge across the Tennessee River — if the funding comes through.

Waterfront Project Appeal Denied

Janice Tocher photo

A development on Blount Avenue will move forward, but the dispute over its approval could lead to changes to the South Waterfront code.

TIF District Basics

Magnolia TIF District

Officials say the South Waterfront shows tax-increment financing districts like the one proposed for the stadium area can help spur growth.

Over the River

Pedestrian Bridge Rendering

UT is looking to the South Waterfront for future growth and talking with the city about reviving a pedestrian bridge project.

No Hardship, No Variance

Reversing a Board of Zoning Appeals decision, Council rejects a residential development proposed for the South Knoxville Waterfront.

Homes Across the Range

City officials attend grand openings of two housing projects aimed at different demographics.