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Downtown Improvement Strategy Report [PDF]
View Public Comments in Regard to Report - comments from emails and meetings
Downtown Advisory Committee (DAC)
DAC Meeting #3 Minutes, 01/19/05 [PDF]
DAC Meeting #2 Minutes, 12/08/04 [PDF]
DAC Meeting #1 Minutes, 11/17/04 [PDF]
DAC Priority Projects List [PDF]
DAC Improvement Strategy Outline [PDF]
Downtown Summit, Sept. 16, 2004
All session notes below updated 09/29/04
Central Library Comments [PDF]
Downtown Development Comments [PDF]
Public Projects Comments [PDF]
Quality of Life Comments [PDF]
Tourism & Special Events Comments [PDF]
Downtown Map
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Improving downtown Knoxville started with the Mayor's Downtown Summit in Sept. 2004. The Summit provided information on the Mayor's and city's approach to downtown and the status of special projects as well as provided an opportunity for city officials to hear suggestions and answer questions on a wide variety of issues and concerns to those who live, work and play downtown.

Following this Summit, the Downtown Advisory Committee was created by the Mayor in Oct. 2004 to aid in identifying priorities needed to spur continued private investment, provide a realistic execution plan with available resources in mind, promote downtown's role as the heart of the city with diverse activities and events, and address priorities identified by participants in the Downtown Summit.

The City of Knoxville will hold two public meetings to review and elicit public comments on the downtown improvement strategy recommended by the Downtown Advisory Committee.

  • Monday, March 28 at 5:30 p.m., KACP/CBID offices, 17 Market Square, primary audience: Downtown Stakeholders
  • Monday, April 4 at 5:30 p.m., KACP/CBID offices, 17 Market Square, primary audience: Neighborhood Stakeholders

  • MPC - Thursday, April 14 at 1:30 p.m., City-County Building, Small Assembly Room
  • Historic Zoning Commission - Thursday, April 21 at 8:30 a.m., City-County Building, Small Assembly Room
  • City Council Workshop - TBA

    Committee's Report:
    View Development Improvement Strategy Report in [PDF] (file size is 1.6 MB)

    Email Comments:

    Mail Comments:
    Downtown Strategy
    Department of Policy Development
    P.O. Box 1631
    Knoxville, TN 37901

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