Updates for 2-A-20-SC

2-A-20-SC

ROW CLOSURE

Street

Purpose

The northern portion of the closure area will be consolidated into adjoining properties for redevelopment of the Knoxville Science Museum. The southern portion will remain in use as a privately owned driveway for City access to the parking garage located at 751 Historic Preservation Drive.

Close Street From
Howard Baker Jr. Ave.
To
Historic Preservation Dr.
Reason for Closure
The northern portion of the closure area will be consolidated into adjoining properties for redevelopment of the Knoxville Science Museum. The southern portion will remain in use as a privately owned driveway for City access to the parking garage located at 751 Historic Preservation Drive.

Staff Recommendation

Approve closure of Honor Our Troops Drive, subject to any required easements, since staff has received no objections to this request and the City of Knoxville is retaining the northern and southern portions of the street as private drives to keep access
Objections

See staff comments below.

Applicant
City of Knoxville
Location
0 Honor Our Troops Drive Dr.

Council District 6

Sector
Central City
Growth Plan
Urban Growth Area (Inside City Limits)