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    Visioning

    Community planning and streetscape design in compliance with Main Street USA. Master plan. Project “The Old City in Knoxville, Tennessee”

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    Design

    Developed a schematic design for Tellico Village Library. CDC Volunteer Architect Gregor Smee was awarded the project, construction completed during 2012. Thanks to Smee+Busby Architecture for photograph.

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    Transformation

    Renovations and enhancements to existing Philadelphia Tennessee public park. Community goal is to entice community use of this underutilized public park.

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    Adaptive

    Oakwood Elementary School is being renovated into an Assisted Living Facility. We documented the existing building conditions, obtained pricing for stabilization, and facilitated a public input meeting.

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    The Community Design Center Presents

    “Meet Me on Main”

    Where : CapitalMark Bank and Trust Lobby at the Historic Downtown Main Post Office

    EVENT TICKETS

    If you would like to purchase tickets use the Paypal button below or use the Membership button on the right of this page for information about our membership levels which include free tickets to the event.

    You also can mail your payment and with name, email, and address to:
    East Tennessee Community Design Center
    1300 North Broadway
    Knoxville, Tennessee 37917
    (865) 525-9945

    Questions contact Jan Mosadegh 865-525-9945 or jan@communitydc.org.

     

    14251366007_1a2025d390_oWe had a great turn out last year! We look forward to seeing new and old friends at this year’s event!

    Watch our Facebook page www.facebook.com/CommunityDC, website (www.communitydc.org),  and twitter feed for more details!  Or contact: Wayne Blasius, wayne@communitydc.org for updates.

    Celebrity Bartender Event

    East Tennessee Community Design Center had a CELEBRITY BARTENDER Event at Echo Bistro & Wine Bar.  Special THANKS to all the Echo Staff and our FOUR well-known local supporters who served as guest bartenders to benefit the Community Design Center:

    Shelby Miller & Kayla Strayer, from WATE 6 “Six On Your Side”

    Knoxville Urban Guy, Alan Sims, of “Inside of Knoxville”

    Robyn McAdoo, President, East TN chapter-American Institute of Architects

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    Our Sustaining Members:

    These sustaining members have made a substantial financial commitment to the Center for a minimum of three (3) years.

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    The Community Design Center organizes people, researches ideas, and identifies resources to facilitate positive change in the region.

    Ijams Nature Center – Long Term Visioning session

    ETCDC provides architectural, planning, and engineering services to encourage community development efforts. We award grants of service to nonprofit groups and community organizations in East Tennessee for projects that will serve the public at large. Professionals, including pro bono volunteers, offer technical services so that nonprofits and community groups can benefit from their expertise at little or no cost. This helps fill a much-needed gap for those who are seeking grants or funding for a project by providing the conceptual design services that will create the vision, the plan, and the inspiration needed to fuel the process.

    Leslie at monthly design review meeting

    Often, we are called upon to help restore, renovate or recommend reuse of an existing structure, park, or neighborhood area, and we also use design to solve social problems, such as how design can reduce crime or neighborhood traffic. We bring together professionals who contribute design and engineering services to solve practical and aesthetic problems and who partner with groups who want to make a community a better place to live and work.