(Knoxville, Tennessee – March 12, 2014) —The Historic Fourth and Gill neighborhood
celebrates the 2014 Tour of Homes on Sunday, April 27 from 1:00 p.m. until 6:00
p.m. Advance tickets are $10 per person (children under 12 are admitted free) and
may be purchased at Three Rivers Market, 1100 N. Central Street, three weeks prior
to the tour and on the Fourth and Gill website at www.fourthandgill.org. Tickets
purchased the day of the event are $12 at the Central United Methodist Church, 201
3rd Avenue, during event hours until 5:00 p.m. the day of the tour.
The Tour of Homes invites guests to stroll through one of Knoxville's premier historic
districts and to step inside twelve gracious homes and churches from another era.
The tour, a Featured Event of the Dogwood Arts Festival, includes century-old homes
as well as the Brownlow Lofts, a lovely old school that has been renovated into
condos, and a pottery and art studio in a converted Tudor church. The tour begins at
the stately Central United Methodist Church, a beautiful example of Gothic Revival
For those desiring a more leisurely tour, a red trolley bus, hosted by a tour guide,
will be driving the tour route.
The Fourth and Gill neighborhood also hosts one of the Dogwood Arts Festival’s
urban walking trails. Maps detailing the neighborhood's notable trees and gardens
as well as historical points of interest are available for the self-guided tour on the
1300 block of Luttrell Street. Maps are located in a special event mailbox on the
west side of the street adjacent to Brownlow Lofts.
Located less than two miles from downtown Knoxville, the Historic Fourth and Gill
neighborhood features over 280 residential structures, including single family homes,
duplexes, and apartment buildings. For more information, visit the Fourth and Gill
neighborhood web site at www.fourthandgill.org.
About Fourth and Gill Neighborhood Organization – it is a 501(c)(3) non-profit
organization whose purpose is to build and sustain a vital urban community by
protecting and preserving the historic architecture of the area and by promoting a
strong sense of community. P.O. Box 3845, Knoxville, TN 37927-3845.
Brett Burdick, Historic Fourth and Gill Tour of Homes Committee