5 Categories’ Nominees for the 2021 Orchid Awards


Throughout the month of February, Keep Knoxville Beautiful will host its annual Orchid Awards, honoring Knoxville’s most beautiful properties, public spaces, and public art. Here are the nominees in five categories:

1. The nominees for New Architecture

The Cathedral of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, Five Thirty Lounge, and KCDC’s Five Points 3

2. The nominees for Redesign/Reuse

First Presbyterian Church, Loghaven Artist Residency, St. George Greek Orthodox Church, St. John’s Episcopal Cathedral, SmartBank Corporate Headquarters, South High Senior Center, and West Knox Senior Center

3. The nominees for Outdoor Space

Baker Creek Bike Park and Gateway Connector Trails, Cal Johnson Park, Everly Brothers Park, IC King Park Expansion, Ladies of Charity Parking Lot Renovation, Lakeshore Park HGTV Overlook, Mayor Ralph McGill Plaza at Campbell Station Inn, Randy Tyree Performance Lawn at World’s Fair Park, and Volunteer Boulevard Beautification

4. The nominee for Community Space

Oakwood Lincoln Park’s Burwell Gardens 

5. The nominees for Public Art

Cal Johnson Park Outdoor Basketball Courts and Mount Olive Elementary Tunnel Mural

Keep Knoxville Beautiful will announce the winners of the beautification awards February 1 through 26 on Facebook. For more information, visit www.keepknoxvillebeautiful.org/orchid-awards/

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