Congratulations to the winners! Keep Knoxville Beautiful presents 38th annual Orchid Awards

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Whether it’s the Sunsphere or the Henley State Bridge, there’s plenty of beauty in Knoxville. On Tuesday, Keep Knoxville Beautiful presented awards to those who work to keep it that way.

The Orchids Beautification Awards recognizes properties and artwork that contribute to the city’s overall beauty. There are seven awards, including awards for redesigning an existing property, building new architecture and protecting the environment.

The Press Room and the Embassy Suites on Gay Street won the awards for redesigning and reusing a property. The Birdhouse and the Marble City Community Garden, also located downtown, both won an award for the best community space.

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