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Vintage Properties Fund

The Knox Heritage Vintage Properties Fund is an integral part of our mission to preserve structures and places of historic or cultural significance for our community. Since the first house restoration in 1999, Knox Heritage has become a leader in the field of historic resource preservation.

How does the Vintage Properties Fund work?

If you’d like to preserve Knoxville’s unique and irreplaceable character for generations to come, please consider making an investment in the Vintage Properties Fund.


Latest Project

Most recently, supporters of the Vintage Properties Fund saved a 1904 Queen Anne style cottage in the Fort Sanders Neighborhood. Once home to Johnathan H. Mauney, the first superintendent of Fort Sanders Hospital, the home was donated to Knox Heritage by the hospital in 2018. Through generous partnership with Fort Sanders Hospital, the dilapidated home was moved from its original location to a lot across the street to avoid demolition during redevelopment.

Thanks to restoration through the Vintage Properties Fund, the once blighted home now stands as a vibrant residence in the Fort Sanders Neighborhood and serves as a tangible example of the power of community advocacy and partnership.

Restoration of the Mauney House at 1815 Highland Avenue, 2021

Past Projects