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Tennessee Mid-Century Modern Buildings (page 2)

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Celebrity Hair Designs
Covington, TN
Celebrity Hair Designs occupied this 1950s-looking building when these photos were taken in 2010. The building appears to be vacant now. Does anyone know what business was here originally and when it was built? [map]

Tri-Cities Regional Airport
Blountville, TN
The Tri-Cities Regional Airport was built in 1968. For more, see this website. [map]

Memphis International Airport
Memphis, TN
These buildings at the Memphis International Airport were built in 1963 when it was known as the Memphis Metropolitan Airport. They were designed by Roy Harrover of Mann & Harrover. The name of the airport was changed in 1969. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Fountain Lanes Strike & Spare
Knoxville, TN
Jackson-Madison County Library
Jackson, TN
The Fountain Lanes Strike & Spare was probably built in the 1960s. [map]

The Jackson-Madison County Library was designed by W. C. Harris and opened in 1968. [map]

Wolfe Enterprises Center
Jackson, TN

2010:

2021:
The Wolfe Enterprises Center building originally housed the George A Smith & Sons funeral parlor. I'm told that the business' building started out in a house which is still visible at the back. Additions were built onto it over the years. Around 2019, the building was painted a dark gray as it began housing the Jackson's Empowerment & Enrichment Complex. [map]

Monteagle Motel [gone]
Monteagle, TN
The Monteagle Motel had been abandoned for many years. These photos are from 2006. The motel was demolished around 2008. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, and 3.

More Tennessee Mid-Century Modern Buildings:
Christus Gardens (Gatlinburg) [map]
Space Needle (Gatlinburg) [map]
Civic Auditorium & Coliseum (Knoxville)
Fountain City Art Center (Knoxville)
former Hyatt Regency Hotel (Knoxville)
Lawson McGee Library (Knoxville)
i-Bank (Memphis)
Ben West Library (Nashville)
Pagoda of Medicine (Nashville) [map]
Federal Building (Oak Ridge)

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