July 19, 2005 - Eight teams have submitted
qualifications and proposals to the City of Knoxville to create a
South Waterfront Vision and Action Plan that will set the framework
for future development and investment in the area.
The proposals are available for review at the following locations:Metropolitan Planning Commission's Library located in the City
South Knoxville Branch Library at 4500 Chapman Highway
Boys & Girls Club on Maryville Pike
The City expects to select a firm in September.
A feasibility study commissioned by the City and the East Tennessee
Community Design Center recommended a master plan be developed that
builds upon the Metropolitan Planning Commission's sector plan,
neighborhood plans and current development activity and include
extensive public involvement.
The South Waterfront Vision and Action Plan will address such issues
as land uses and zoning; urban design guidelines; transportation;
public access to the waterfront; and archeological surveys.