East Tennessee Community Design Center .
Scope and Contents
Files, slides, etc. of the East Tennessee Community Design Center, Knoxville, Tenn. Records were sorted and weeded by Perry Childress before being delivered to ETHC. 15 boxes of rolled material. Created in 1970, the East Tennessee Community Design Center is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization that works with community groups in urban and rural East Tennessee. Bruce McCarty, the president of the local chapter of the American Institute of Architects was inspired to lead the effort to found the nonprofit after a visit to the community design center in Philadelphia. The Community Design Center organizes people, ideas and resources to facilitate positive change in economically distressed and isolated communities in the region. The sixteen Tennessee counties served by the Community Design Center are: Anderson, Blount, Campbell, Claiborne, Cocke, Grainger, Hamblen, Jefferson, Knox, Loudon, Monroe, Morgan, Roane, Scott, Sevier and Union. Annette Anderson was a longtime director of the Design Center from 1973-1995.
Conditions Governing Access
Material is available for research. Prior arrangement MUST be made by contacting the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection at email@example.com
40 boxes + 3 loose publications +15 boxes of rolled material containing plans for approximately 500 projects
- Annette Anderson Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- East Tennessee Community Design Center (ETCDC) Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- McCarty, Bruce, 1920-2013 Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Perry Childress Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- East Tennessee Community Design Center .
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Part of the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection Repository
601 S Gay Street
Knoxville Tennessee 37902 United States