Kristopher Kendrick, one the best best known of Knoxville's historical building preservationists, was honored last night at a gathering in downtown Knoxville.
Knox Heritage sponsored the event attended by over 200 Kendrick fans.
Kendrick began buying old buildings in Knoxville and refurbishing them in the early 1970s.
Some of his more notable accomplishment have been Patrick Sullivan's Saloon in the Old City, Kendrick Place Condos on Union Avenue, and the Lord Lindsey Restaurant on West Hill Avenue.
The Lord Lindsey Restaurant & Catering
Knox Heritage President Dorothy Stair said the ordanization will begin offering an annual award for those who preserve local structures of historical or cultural signifance in Mr. Kendrick's honor.