Deadline for 2017 “Fragile Fifteen” Nominations is Monday, March 27th
KNOXVILLE, TENN. – Knox Heritage is seeking nominations to its 2017 Fragile Fifteen List of Endangered Historic Places, Knoxville’s and Knox County’s most threatened places or structures.
Nomination forms can be obtained through Knox Heritage’s website at www.knoxheritage.org. Deadline for nominations is 4 p.m. Monday, March 27.
Knox Heritage announces its list of the Fragile Fifteen to educate the public and local leaders about the plight of significant historic resources during National Preservation Month each May.
Inclusion on the Fragile Fifteen List is an important initial step in highlighting and bringing attention to historic places most in need. The 2017 Fragile Fifteen will be announced Monday, May 15. The list provides a work plan for the non-profit organization for the next 12 months. Preservation strategies are developed for each site on the list and can include working with current property owners, government officials, citizens and/or potential new owners to preserve these important parts of our community’s heritage.
Eligible nominations should include the following information:
• Street address of the endangered property, and name if applicable
• Nature of the threat to the property
• Name and contact information for the individual or group submitting the nomination
• Any known historical information about the property
• Name and contact information for the current property owner
Completed nomination forms can be sent to Knox Heritage until Monday, March 27 by mail to Knox Heritage’s Fragile Fifteen, P.O. Box 1242, Knoxville, TN 37901; by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or in person at the Knox Heritage office, Historic Westwood – 3425 Kingston Pike.
About Knox Heritage
Knox Heritage preserves, restores and transforms historic places. For everyone. Forever. The nonprofit organization was founded in 1974 and now serves the entire 16-county Knoxville region. For more information, visit www.knoxheritage.org.
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