The Andrew Johnson Hotel, completed in 1930, on Gay Street was for many years Knoxville's tallest building. The hotel famously hosted the WNOX Radio Studios during the 1930s.
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Jack Neely is executive director of the Knoxville History Project. He has become one of Knoxville’s most popular writers and its unofficial historian. Jack is well known for his thoughtful, well-researched, and provocative pieces of long-form journalism, not to mention his books, speeches, and other public appearances...