Accepting Nominations for the 2014 Fragile Fifteen

Knox Heritage calls for nominations of most endangered historic places in Knox County

Deadline for 2014 “Fragile Fifteen” Nominations is April 4

Knoxville, TN – Knox Heritage invites the general public to submit nominations of Knoxville’s and Knox County’s most endangered places or structures to be included in the 2014 Fragile Fifteen. The deadline for nominations is 5:00 p.m. on Friday, April 4.

Each May during National Preservation Month, Knox Heritage announces its list of the Fragile Fifteen to educate the public and local leaders about the plight of significant historic resources. The 2014 Fragile Fifteen will be announced on Thursday, May 15. The list provides a work plan for the non-profit organization for the next twelve months. Preservation strategies are developed for each site on the list and can include working with current property owners, government officials, citizens and/or potential new owners to preserve these important parts of our community’s heritage.

Eligible nominations should include the following information:

Street address of the endangered property, and name if applicable
Nature of the threat to the property
Name and contact information for the individual or group submitting the nomination
Any known historical information about the property (year built, architect, past owners, etc.)
Name and contact information for the current property owner (if available)

Completed nomination forms can be sent to Knox Heritage until Friday, April 4 at 5:00 PM, via the following ways:

By Mail: Knox Heritage’s Fragile Fifteen, P.O. Box 1242, Knoxville, TN 37901
By Email:

Download PDFs

2014 F15 Nomination Form
2014 KH F15 Nominations Release