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WORLD'S FAIR PARK WORKING GROUP
December 9
5:30 p.m.
At The Foundry
747 World's Fair Park Drive
World's Fair Site: Strategies for Development of a Convention Center and the Redevelopment of the World's Fair Site, Urban Land Institute, 1998 [PDF]
World's Fair Park
The City of Knoxville in cooperation with the University of Tennessee will explore possibilities to enhance World's Fair Park as a center for cultural resources.

Mayor Rogero appointed Bill Lyons, Deputy to the Mayor and Chief Policy Officer, to co-chair a working group with Jan Simek, Distinguished Professor of Science in the Anthropology Department at UT.

The group, which will consist largely of World's Fair Park stakeholders, will determine feasibility and support of the concept. The meetings will be open to the public.

Working Group Members

  • Co-Chairs: Bill Lyons and Jan Simek
  • Christi Branscom, Senior Director of Public Works, City of Knoxville
  • Jenny Banner, Community and UT Arts Supporter
  • Nick Cazana, Holiday Inn at World's Fair Park
  • David Butler, Knoxville Museum of Art
  • Scott Rabenold, University of Tennessee
  • Calvin MacLean, Clarence Brown Theatre
  • Becky Ashe, Knox County Schools
  • Mary Bogert, Knoxville Convention Center
  • Marianne Greene, The Foundry

    Working Group Staff

  • Metropolitan Planning Commission (MPC)
  • Jayne Burritt, Public Building Authority (PBA)
  • Joe Walsh, Knoxville Parks and Recreation Department
  • Chip Barry, City of Knoxville
  • Ashley Capps, AC Entertainment

     

     

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