Why you'd want to live in Old North Knoxville
Old North Knoxville is located just north of the city's downtown area. Initially established as the town of North Knoxville in the late-19th century, the area was a prominent suburb for Knoxville's upper middle and professional classes until the 1950s. After a period of decline, preservationists began restoring many of the neighborhood's homes in the 1980s. In 1992, over 400 homes & buildings in the neighborhood were added to the National Register of Historic Places as the Old North Knoxville Historic District. The main draws of this neighborhood include the culture of neighborhood get-togethers and "porch hops," as well as proximity to Downtown Knoxville. If you are new to Knoxville, it's a neighborhood where you will be sure to find friends!