| Reservations being accepted for Market Square Parking Garage
September 1, 2005 - Reservations for monthly
parking passes for the Market Square Parking Garage in downtown Knoxville
will be accepted beginning Wednesday, Sept. 7.
Leases for monthly parking at the Market Square garage will begin
Nov. 1. The garage is expected to be available for short-term parking
The corporate rate is $80 per month, and residential rate is $40
per month. Short-term parking will be offered on the first two levels
for $1 for first two hours and $1 for each additional hour up to
$7 per day.
In addition, reservations for the Jackson Avenue surface lot are
also being accepted, with those spaces available September 1. That
lot is expected to serve businesses and residents located in the
north end of Gay Street and others who park on the Gay Street viaduct,
which is scheduled for demolition Nov. 1. Rates for the Jackson
Avenue lot are $60, corporate and $40, residential.
The City is also adopting a new rate structure for the Locust Street
and State Street Parking Garages effective Oct. 1.
The corporate rate will become $70 per month, and the residential
rate $35 per month at the Locust Street Garage; and at the State
Street Garage the corporate rate will be $60 per month and the residential
rate will be $30 per month. Hourly rates at the garages will also
be $1 for first two hours, and $1 for each additional hour up to
$7 per day.
Parking is free at all three City-owned garages after 6 p.m. weekdays
and throughout the weekends, with the exception of certain special
events, such as University of Tennessee football games.
Reservations or inquiries about any City-owned parking should be
made to Steve Cheatham, at the Public Building Authority by fax,
865-215-2698 or email, firstname.lastname@example.org.