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South Waterfront Blog
South Waterfront Blog

Check here for development updates on the South Waterfront. More information available at the South Waterfront Project pages.




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The first phase of the $10 million Urban Wilderness Gateway Park is finished, and the next part - the construction of play features, restrooms, water fountains, picnic areas and shade structures - is ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Aug 27, 2021 at 12:30 PM
  
Joshua Henson isn’t your typical builder. A few years ago, the University of Tennessee business management graduate was earning his livelihood selling specialty medical products. But Henson love ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Feb 18, 2021 at 11:42 AM
  
There were times last year when residents of Phillips Avenue and customers visiting night-time businesses along Sevier Avenue were jostling it out for the same parking spaces on Phillips. On a hopp ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Feb 18, 2021 at 9:24 AM
  
Almost four years ago, Dr. Leah Wulforst took the big plunge into entrepreneurship and opened Riverside Veterinary Clinic at 1111 Sevier Ave. Call her a South Waterfront service-industry pioneer. A ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Feb 17, 2021 at 11:13 AM
  
On breaks, Chris Morton last year would sometimes walk from his restaurant a few blocks to Suttree Landing Park and take a quick refreshing swim, or kayak, to clear his head. He’d be back at work in l ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Feb 16, 2021 at 8:48 AM
  
The first part of a $10 million streetscape overhaul of Sevier Avenue in South Knoxville is expected to get underway this summer, when snarls of unsightly overhead utility lines begin to be relocated ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Feb 15, 2021 at 8:19 AM
  
Check out these colorful guardrails at new Urban Wilderness Gateway Park! The highly-visible guardrails will guide visitors into the new park, as motorists decrease speeds as they approach ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Jan 20, 2021 at 1:37 PM
  
With the warm fall weather, work has been progressing nicely as crews continue to build the infrastructure for the new $10 million Urban Wilderness Gateway Park. Pictured here is the tie-in of the ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Nov 16, 2020 at 9:30 AM
  
With some fanfare, the City's new state-of-the-art Baker Creek Bike Park was dedicated in late August. But other important (albeit, less flashy) work on the $10 million Urban Wilderness Gateway Park ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Oct 16, 2020 at 5:14 PM
  
As June came to a close, Charles Blalock and Sons Construction crews were adding a key piece to the Urban Wilderness Gateway Park infrastructure - the half-mile-long paved greenway connecting Bake ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Jul 01, 2020 at 12:28 PM
  
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