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.
Local Color: Lonsdale
Published 7/23/2014 at 5:00 p.m. 0 comments
Lonsdale may be our least-known historic neighborhood. Most folks have heard of it, but your average Knoxvillian may not even be competent to offer confident directions about how to get there. It’s a comfortably scaled neighborhood of Victorian and early ...
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