Deadline for 2016 Fragile Fifteen Nominations - April 6th

KNOX HERITAGE CALLS FOR NOMINATIONS OF MOST ENDANGERED HISTORIC PLACES IN KNOX COUNTY

Deadline for 2016 “Fragile Fifteen” Nominations is Wednesday, April 6

 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 2016 Fragile Fifteen List of Endangered Historic Places. The deadline for nominations is 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 6. 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 2016 Fragile Fifteen will be announced on Monday, May 16. 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)

A nomination form is posted on the Knox Heritage web site and must be used to submit nominations for the 2016 Fragile Fifteen. Completed nomination forms can be sent to Knox Heritage until Wednesday, April 6, by mail to Knox Heritage’s Fragile Fifteen, P.O. Box 1242, Knoxville, TN 37901; by email to hcook@knoxheritage.org or in person at the Knox Heritage office, Historic Westwood – 3425 Kingston Pike.

2016 F15 Nomination Form