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
  • Redesign/Reuse
  • Restaurant/Cafe/Bar/Brewery
  • 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). Nominations are due by Friday, December 8, 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.

Your Name *
Your Name
Your Phone *
Your Phone
Property Owner (if known)
Property Owner (if known)
Property Owner's Phone (if known)
Property Owner's Phone (if known)
Architect/Designer/Artist Name (if known)
Architect/Designer/Artist Name (if known)
Architect/Designer/Artist Phone (if known)
Architect/Designer/Artist Phone (if known)
Developer Contact (if known)
Developer Contact (if known)
Developer Contact Phone (if known)
Developer Contact Phone (if known)
Contractor Contact (if known)
Contractor Contact (if known)
Contractor Contact Phone (if known)
Contractor Contact Phone (if known)
Please list anyone else related to the property who should receive an invitation to the Orchid Awards.
You may select one or more award categories for the property.
Please tell us why this property should receive an Orchids Award.
*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 patience@keepknoxvillebeautiful.org.

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.