Tag Archives: Knoxville Historic District

US Post Office and Court House Knoxville

Although planning for the new post office and court house in Knoxville began in 1925, it would not be completed until 1934.  Baumann and Baumann were picked to design the new building in 1932, and the Art Deco with Art … Continue reading

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Daylight Building

Knoxville’s Daylight Building (501-517 Union Street) was constructed in 1927 by real estate developer Benjamin H. Sprankle.  According to KnoxHeritage.org and the Historic Downtown Knoxville Walking Tour, the building housed the engineering staff of the Tennessee Valley Authority from 1933 … Continue reading

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