29 Single-Family Homes Planned At Former Tennessee Temple Site

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

A developer is planning 29 detached single-family dwellings on a 3.65-acre site in Highland Park.

Matt McDonald is the applicant for the project.

It involves reopening Anderson Avenue and two unnamed alleys.

There will be detached medium-density small-lot single-family dwellings with rear-loaded garages off alleys.

The plan calls for approximately 7.9 dwelling units per acre.

The site is bounded by Hawthorne Street, South Orchard Knob Avenue, Bennett Avenue, and an unnamed alley 175’ north of Anderson Avenue.

The area surrounding the site has a mixture of detached single-family dwellings and remaining buildings from the now defunct Tennessee Temple University.

The Regional Planning Agency is recommending approval for rezoning of the site.

It goes before the Planning Commission next Monday at 1 p.m. at the County Courthouse.


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