New Sprankle Building (former TVA Headquarters) – Knoxville TN

Description

The Sprankle Building (also known by later names of The Pembroke and The Daylight Building) is now a 38- (formally 40) unit condominium in the adaptive reused building. Built in 1927, this building housed the initial offices of the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) Engineering Staff, Training, and Education programs, and Soil Erosion and Reforestation offices. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places as the Daylight Building in 2009.

Source notes

“The Daylight Building National Register of Historic Places nomination,” https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/09000956 (accessed 2 January 2019)

“New Sprankle Building / The Pembroke,” https://knoxheritage.org/our-work/neighborhood-tours/historic-downtown-knoxville-walking-tour/new-sprankle-building-the-pembroke/ (accessed 30 December 2018)

Project originally submitted by Ernest Everett Blevins on January 12, 2019.

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Location Info


508 Union Avenue
Knoxville, Tennessee 37902

Location notes: South corner of Union Avenue and Walnut Street in downtown Knoxville

Coordinates: 35.9639905, -83.9205587

One comment on “New Sprankle Building (former TVA Headquarters) – Knoxville TN

  1. Robert Cole

    The Pembroke / New Sprankle building is not the Daylight building. The Daylight building is across the street and hosted the Soil Erosion and Reforestation offices.

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