North

Adair Gardens

Adair Gardens was developed in the late 1920s as a streetcar neighborhood. The streets are lined with many tudor and colonial style cottages. Convenient to many local shops and eateries, this neighborhood is full of charm! See full neighborhood page

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Fairmont-Emoriland

Fairmont-Emoriland is a beautiful North Knoxville neighborhood that features sidewalks, mature trees, and an interesting mix of architectural styles including Colonial, Tudor Revivial, Craftsman and Mediterranean Revival. Situated conveniently between downtown and Fountain City. See full neighborhood page

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Fourth and Gill

Fourth & Gill is one of the premiere historic neighborhoods in Knoxville and features some of the most beautiful homes from the turn of the century to the 1920’s, including many Victorian, Queen Anne and Craftsman homes. Large trees abound, and sidewalks line every street. Very convenient to downtown and North Central businesses. See full neighborhood page

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North Hills

North Hills is a gorgeous neighborhood that features three tree-lined boulevards, an eclectic mix of housing styles including many Tudor Revivals and Spanish Colonial Revivals, and some of the most beautiful gardens in the city. Located northeast of downtown. See full neighborhood page

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Oakwood-Lincoln Park

Oakwood-Lincoln Park is one of the original North Knoxville streetcar suburbs and features many lovely Craftsmans, Queen Anne cottages and small Tudor Revival homes. Residents enjoy sidewalks and an easy bike or car ride downtown. See full neighborhood page

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Old Fountain City

Old Fountain City dates back to around 1900, making it one of the oldest neighborhoods in Fountain City. Homes in this neighborhood are primarily Victorian and Bungalow styles. This neighborhood, with its own small downtown feel around Hotel Avenue, was once the home of the Fountain Head Hotel, developed in 1890 as a destination resort that drew people from the city of Knoxville for rest and relaxation. The focal point of this neighborhood is the Fountain City Lake, greenway and art center. See full neighborhood page

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Old North

Old North Knoxville is one of the foremost historic neighborhoods in Knoxville and has some of the finest examples of Victorian, American Foursquare and Queen Annes in the city. Sidewalks and large trees throughout, and walking distance to downtown and retail/restaurants on North Central. See full neighborhood page

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Gibbs Maloney Estates

Gibbs Drive is the definition of storybook neighborhood. The street is lined with sidewalks and large trees. The houses are mainly Craftsman in style but all unique. Now located on one of the City of Knoxville’s Dogwood trails, Gibbs Drive has been the home to many prominent Knoxvillians over the years.
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Harrill Hills

The first house built in the Harrill Hills neighborhood was in 1923, but the development of the neighborhood didn’t start until 1927. Houses were still being built well into the 1960s creating an extremely eclectic neighborhood which has everything from stone Tudors to post-war ranch style homes. Beautiful gardens are around every corner in this charming neighborhood.
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Highland Neighbors

Highland Neighbors is a beautiful street lined primarily with Craftsman style homes developed around 1910. Spacious lots and large trees are prominent in this neighborhood that is conveniently located right off of North Broadway.
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Kesterwood

Kesterwood was developed in the 1920s when Dr. Kesterson, said to have been Knoxville’s first professional trained dentist, built his home, Bedford Oaks, in 1928. Kesterwood has large trees and an eclectic mix architecture, including stately colonial styles to quaint stone cottages. Bordered by sprawling historic homes on Tazewell Pike and walkable Jacksboro Pike this neighborhood is quiet yet convenient to all Fountain City has to offer.
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South

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Colonial Village

Colonial Village was developed in the 1940’s as the Chapman Highway corridor became more popular, and charming modest-sized homes and large lots were then popular among young families. Now it is also becoming more desirable because of close proximity to downtown and the Urban Wilderness. Also home to Mooreland Heights Elementary, with one of Knoxville’s only arts-integrated education programs. See full neighborhood page

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Island Home Park

Island Home Park’s boasts one of the finest collection of Craftsman style homes in the city, but also has homes literally from every decade since 1910 and is thus very diverse. The neighborhood is popular for sidewalks, tree-lined boulevard, greenway to Ijams Nature Center, and large riverside park. The Tennessee School for the Deaf and the small Downtown Island Airport are two of Island Home’s adjacent neighbors and play a positive role in the neighborhood. See full neighborhood page

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Lake Forest

Lake Forest is a lovely post-war neighborhood full of charming homes such as brick and stone cottages and Cape Cods. Residents enjoy nice views, and outdoor lovers will love easy access to mountain biking and hiking trails in Knoxville’s Urban Wilderness. See full neighborhood page

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Lakemoor Hills

Lakemoor Hills is a beautiful, hilly riverside neighborhood with some of the most beautiful views of any area in Knoxville. While there are many much older properties in the neighborhood, the majority of these higher-end homes were built starting in the 1950’s and sit on large lots. Neighborhood has great proximity to UT Medical Center, UT and downtown. See full neighborhood page

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Lindbergh Forest

Lindbergh Forest is a very small neighborhood originally developed in the 1920’s, and has some of the most beautiful stone Tudor Revivals in the city as well as many charming Cape Cod and post-war ranch homes. Residents enjoy close proximity to downtown and South Knoxville’s Urban Wilderness. See full neighborhood page

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Old Sevier

Old Sevier is South Knoxville’s closest in-town neighborhood and one that is sure to experience many changes in the coming years as the the South Waterfront develops. Within walking distance to downtown, it boasts many cute cottages and nice views of the city. See full neighborhood page

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South Haven

South Haven is a large South Knoxville neighborhood developed mostly after World War II with modest-sized ranch style homes. It includes to two large parks, Maynard Glenn Park/Ballfields and Mary James Park. With its proximity to the Urban Wilderness, South Haven will likely figure prominently in plans for the ever-expanding trail system. See full neighborhood page

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East

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Holston Hills

Holston Hills is one of the earliest “golf course communities” in Knoxville. Right on the Holston River, it features large lots, rolling hills, a country club, and beautiful architecture mostly from the 1920’s to the 1950’s. A short drive (or boat ride) to downtown. See full neighborhood page

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Parkridge

Parkridge is home to some of the finest examples of turn-of-the-century architecture in the city, including many beautiful, ornate George Barber designs. Residents enjoy the proximity to downtown, sidewalks, the Cansler YMCA and Caswell Park. See full neighborhood page

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West

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Forest Heights

Forest Heights is one of the premiere neighborhoods in the heart of the desirable Bearden area in Knoxville, featuring some lovely Tudor Revival, Georgian and Cape Cod homes. Residents enjoy great shopping and restaurants within walking distance, as well as immediate proximity to Third Creek Greenway which leads to UT and downtown. See full neighborhood page

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Fort Sanders

Bordering the University and downtown, Fort Sanders is one of Knoxville’s most diverse neighborhoods as it is a diverse mix of enormous turn-of-the century homes, large multifamily complexes, hospitals, churches and offices. Residents enjoy sidewalks and proximity to downtown, UT, Worlds Fair Park and much more. See full neighborhood page

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Mechanicsville

Mechanicsville is one of the oldest neighborhoods in Knoxville and is host to a wide variety of grand, beautiful homes. Sidewalks are throughout and the neighborhood is an easy walk to downtown and the University to the east and the south, respectively. See full neighborhood page

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Sequoyah Hills

Sequoyah Hills is a large, beautiful riverside neighborhood boasting some of the most diverse housing in Knoxville, everything from post-war ranch homes to Tudor Revivals to contemporary to massive Georgian Revival mansions. The neighborhood is home to a small commercial area, large parks, an elementary school and a library, as well as being in the desirable Bearden area. See full neighborhood page

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West Hills

West Hills

West Hills is Knoxville’s pre-eminent post-war subdivision, and it features some of the best examples of ranch-style homes in the city. The neighborhood was promoted as a prime place for modern conveniences, and it is now firmly established with large commercial development nearby as well as being a relatively short drive to downtown. Within the West Hills borders are a large park, YMCA and elementary school and other amenities. See full neighborhood page

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Westwood

Westwood is one of the original “automobile suburbs” in Knoxville and features lovely homes constructed from the 1920’s to 1950’s. A lovely tree canopy envelops the neighborhood, but just beyond its borders lies great access to shopping and restaurants and a greenway to UT and downtown. See full neighborhood page

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