PRESERVATION NETWORK - April 9th - Mid-Century Architecture in Knoxville

Knox Heritage presents the next installment of the monthly series Preservation Network on Saturday, April 9 at 10:00 a.m. Preservation Network is held at Historic Westwood, 3425 Kingston Pike. Parking is at Laurel Church of Christ, 3457 Kingston Pike. It is free and open to the public.

The April Preservation Network features architect Brian Pittman, designer with McCarty Holsaple McCarty. Pittman will present a fascinating look at mid-century residential and commercial architecture in Knoxville followed by a discussion of the style and era. A driving map will be distributed to attendees with directions to some of Knoxville’s best examples of the architectural style.

Preservation Network is hosted in partnership with the East Tennessee Chapter of the American Institute of Architects, which is celebrating AIA Architecture Week (April 1 – April 16). For more information about AIA Architecture Week, visit www.archweek.aiaeth.org

Preservation Network is a series of free workshops held once every month on the second Saturday. The monthly workshops feature guest speakers who are specialists in windows, flooring, roofing, stained glass, tile, plumbing, electrical, and more. Other guest speakers have included those in real estate sales and appraisals, and city codes and zoning officials discussing historic overlays and building requirements.