Overview

The University of Tennessee, working with the State of Tennessee Real Estate Asset Management (STREAM) office, is requesting sealed bids for the purchase of property and improvements located at 4848 Lyons View Pike in Knoxville, Tenn, commonly known as the Eugenia Williams house.

“We believe that requiring a preservation easement helps provide some safeguards to keep the property preserved. I remain hopeful this bidding process will bring forth an enthusiastic preservationist to restore this unique property in our community.”

UT Interim President Randy Boyd

Open houses will be held on Sept. 5 and 12 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. both days. Individuals interested in viewing the property must schedule an appointment by calling the STREAM office toll free at (844) 660-8100. The State will accept sealed bids until 1:30 p.m. CST on Sept. 26, 2019.

 

Documents

Offering Memorandum (State of Tennessee Real Estate Asset Management document)

Posted Aug. 26, 2019


Fact Sheet/Terms of Offering

Posted Aug. 22, 2019


Final Order-Williams; 4834-2430-3261

Posted July 24, 2019


Response of Attorney General to the University’s Cy Pres Petition

Posted July 2, 2019


UT’s Petition in the Chancery Court for Knox County, Tennessee (PDF)

(Filed June 24, 2019)

Posted June 26, 2019


Proposed Retreat Center at 4848 Lyons View Pike, Knoxville (PDF)
(site of the Eugenia Williams Property)

(Originally published April 15, 2019)

Posted April 30, 2019


Recommendations of the Eugenia Williams Property Re-Use Committee (PDF)

(Originally published October 15, 2018)

Posted Nov. 5, 2018

 

Related Press Releases

UT Board of Trustees Set Tuition, Approve Resolutions Increasing Collaborations
Published June 21, 2019

University of Tennessee Announces Plan to Sell Eugenia Williams Home
Published April 30, 2019

UT Releases Report Recommending Historic Eugenia Williams Property as University Retreat Center
Published Nov. 5, 2018