Touring Knoxville's Neighborhoods

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  • Local Color: Knoxville's North Central Neighborhood Published 2/1/2012 at 2:26 p.m. 0 comments

    Central Street is Knoxville’s defining axis. All addresses in the county from here to Farragut are numbered from it. Few blocks suggest its role as the spine of a metropolitan county of more than 400,000 people. It seems altogether too ...

  • Local Color: South Knoxville's Vestal Neighborhood Published 5/9/2012 at 2:48 p.m. 0 comments

    In the second installment of our series on Knoxville neighborhoods, photographer Shawn Poynter walks the streets of Vestal to create a wide-ranging portrait of this unique community.

  • Local Color: Center-City Knoxville's Fort Sanders Neighborhood Published 10/10/2012 at 3:00 p.m. 1 comment

    In the third installment of our series on Knoxville neighborhoods, photographer Shawn Poynter walks the streets of Fort Sanders to create a wide-ranging portrait of this colorful and storied community.

  • Local Color: West Knoxville's Sutherland Avenue Published 2/6/2013 at 4:13 p.m. 0 comments

    Sutherland Avenue is West Knoxville’s cluttered back porch. It has a lot of important stuff on it, some cool and even beautiful stuff, but all pretty much jumbled out there, and we’re not always eager to show it to guests. ...

  • Local Color: East Knoxville's Magnolia Avenue Published 10/16/2013 at 4:00 p.m. 1 comment

    In this edition of our ongoing series of neighborhood photo essays, Shawn Poynter explores the Magnolia Avenue corridor. Meanwhile, Jack Neely provides a short history of this eclectic, and often less-traveled part of Knoxville.

  • Local Color: Fountain City Published 2/19/2014 at 4:00 p.m. 0 comments

    In the sixth edition of our ongoing series of neighborhood photo essays, Shawn Poynter explores the colorful environs of Fountain City while Jack Neely provides a short history of this part of Knoxville that likes to set itself apart.

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