Knoxville’s Upscale Urban Living Options

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It’s no secret that downtown residential living has boomed in the past decade—but now it’s set to explode as new buildings and new renovations open their doors. Here are the latest.

811 East

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811 Evolve Way
865-522-0667
live811eastdowntown.com
Located across from the Knoxville Police Department, 811 East is a pet-friendly community and offers large one-, two-, and three-bedroom apartments renting from $895 to $1,035.

Century Building

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312 S. Gay St.
Realtor Kimberly Dixon Hamilton: 865-405-8970
centurybuildingknoxville.com
This survivor of the “Million Dollar Fire” of 1897 offers a historic setting for condos ranging in price from $299,000 to $479,000.

The Daniel

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118 West Jackson Ave.
865-264-0699
thedanielonjackson.com
Named after the John H. Daniel company, which resided in this Old City building for 86 years, the Daniel offers luxury lofts, ranging from 460 square feet to over 1,600 square feet.

Penney’s

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416 Gay St.
865-332-7822
jcpennybuilding.com
This large building was indeed once the home to J.C. Penney’s store in Knoxville. Newly refurbished (complete with a bowling alley!), Penney’s now sells living spaces from $369,600 (1,400 square feet) to $705,000 (2,420 square feet).

Marble Alley

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300 State St.
865-544-1193
marblealleylofts.com
The biggest new construction project in downtown in generations, Marble Alley is a community onto itself with lots of apartment rentals between $974 to $1,879.

The Mews

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100 Mews Way
865-524-2525
facebook.com/themewsdevelopment
Located near the corner of Central Street and Magnolia Avenue, one block north of the Old City, this brand new condominium development features one- to two-bedroom residences.

River’s Edge Apartment Homes

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1701 Island Home Ave.
865-225-9838
riversedgeknox.com
This new complex outside of the Island Home neighborhood in South Knoxville sits near the Tennessee River and offers apartments from $970 to $1,195.

But wait, there’s more!

Here are new residences currently under construction or development:

Historic Knoxville High School
doverdevelopment.net

The Crozier
facebook.com/thecrozierdevelopment

Regas Square
conversionprop.com

The Tennessean
thetennesseanhotel.com

Coury Turczyn

Editor Coury Turczyn guided Knoxville's alt weekly, Metro Pulse, through two eras, first as managing editor (and later executive editor) from 1992 to 2000, then as editor-in-chief from 2007 to 2014. He's also worked as a Web editor at CNET, the erstwhile G4 cable network, and HGTV.

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