Kingsport, the "Model City," was the first American city in the 20th century that was privately financed and professionally planned. Chartered in 1917, it was also the first city in Tennessee to adopt a city manager form of government. Kingsport's location on the Clinchfield Railroad played a significant role in the development of the city, but it was the early visionaries and leaders who embraced the city's potential and transformed it. City planner John Nolen, expanding on existing city plans, created a unique physical ...

Downtown Kingsport 2011, Arcadia Publishing (SC), Charleston, SC

ISBN-13: 9780738582443

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Downtown Kingsport 2011, Arcadia Publishing Library Editions

ISBN-13: 9781531654696