Category: Community


WDVX Ijams Meadowlark Music Feastival

It’s almost here!  The WDVX Ijams Meadowlark Music Festival will be on Saturday June 25th from noon until 11pm.  This is one of our favorite summertime events.  What could be better than enjoying great music and food while outdoors at Ijams Nature Center?  The Urban Wilderness is just a trail away so you can stretch… Read more »

Why we love working downtown

Recently during a lunch and learn, a representative asked our staff if we enjoyed our office being downtown. Our response was quick and unanimous, yes! It may seem like a no brainer to us, but maybe we can shed some light on why we like our little home sweet home. First and foremost, we love… Read more »

National Community Development Week

The City of Knoxville is participating in a National Celebration of Community Development. This year’s theme is “Changing Communities, Changing Lives” and focuses on making sure the community is aware of the resources that are available to it. One of the most important aspects of community development is affordable housing. Locally, Knox Housing Partnership works… Read more »

First Neighborhood Conference

  On Saturday, March 23, the City of Knoxville will host the first Neighborhood’s Conference at the Knoxville Convention Center. Sponsored by the City’s Office of Neighborhoods, theme is “Connecting Neighborhoods, Building Communities”. With 30 workshops being offered, some of the highlights are city sidewalks, HOA legal issues, codes enforcement, crime prevention, and neighborhood organization.… Read more »

Community Happenings

At Elizabeth Eason Architecture, we are proud of our commitment to our community. A few recent happenings include: -Monika Miller has been appointed to Knoxville’s Greenway Commission by Mayor Madeline Rogero. As a public member, Monika will play a role in advising the City, helping to develop new greenways, and maintaining those already in existence.… Read more »

A Greener New Year

The age old question always comes around at the beginning of every New Year and it comes in many different forms. What will I do this year to make it better than the last? What do I want to do to make my life better? What will I do to change my look, lifestyle, attitude,… Read more »

Dutch Valley View LEED Gold

Our latest affordable housing project for Knox Housing Partnership has achieved LEED Gold certification. Dutch Valley View provides six, three bedroom units and includes a protected play area with views shared by all units. The buildings are energy efficient, water efficient and provide all regularly occupied spaces with operable windows and daylight. Energy, lighting, water… Read more »

Beardsley Farm Community Shelter

We are currently developing an affordable, sustainable,  multipurpose shelter to serve CAC Beardsley Community Farm. The new shelter will serve as a threshold between the  public entry and the existing farm grounds.  It will provide a daily refuge for the workers and volunteers who tend the farm and facilitate their mission as an urban demonstration… Read more »

Meadow Lark Music Festival

Meadow Lark Music Festival 06/18/2011 Ijams Plaza Pavilion and Meadow Ijams provides the meadow, WDVX the music. Need we say more! Sat., June 18 1to 10 p.m. Ijams’ upcoming music fest Meadow Lark: In Tune with Nature is scheduled for Saturday, June 18, 1 to 10 PM at the Plaza Pavilion and Meadow. Ijams provides… Read more »