Nominate a Property for
a 2018 Orchid Award
Keep Knoxville Beautiful is now accepting nominations from the public for its beautification awards, the Orchids. Since 1979, Keep Knoxville Beautiful has presented Orchid Awards to Knoxville and Knox County buildings and outdoor spaces that beautify and elevate the local landscape.
Anyone can nominate a property using the form below for any of the following six categories:
- New Architecture
- Outdoor Space (Parks, Patios, Rooftop Gardens, Neighborhoods, etc.)
- Public Art (Murals, Sculptures, Signage, etc.)
- Environmental Stewardship (Properties that incorporate renewable materials, energy efficiency, LEED certification and/or other sustainable building practices)
Private residences are not considered for this award. Properties that received an Orchid Award since 2008 are ineligible except in cases of major renovations. (See list of past winners). The due date for nominations has been extended until Friday, December 22, 2017.
Keep Knoxville Beautiful will announce the winners of the beautification awards at the 2018 Orchids Awards Dinner on Tuesday, February 20, at 6:00 at the Standard on Jackson Avenue. Please visit our Orchid Awards event web page for tickets and more information.
Nominate a Property for a 2018 Orchid Award
Complete the following form to nominate a property.
We would like to invite everyone involved in the design, development, and construction of the nominated properties to the Orchid Awards dinner in order to celebrate everyone's accomplishments; please provide all available contact information.
*Please note that nominated locations are judged by photos--not by on-site visits. We encourage you to submit any photos of the property/artwork to email@example.com.
We hope that you will join us on Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at the Standard at 6 PM to celebrate all of the nominees who have worked so hard to make our city more beautiful.
Please see the 2018 Orchid Awards page for more information.