UT’s historic Hopecote guest house is currently undergoing upgrades. Workers will remove the home’s hail-damaged slate-tile roof, repair the structure underneath, install new water and ice-resistant roofing layers, and add new gutters and downspouts.
The Washington Post ran this article on UT Knoxville’s Hopecote guest house being added to the National Register of Historic Places. The home was built in 1924 in the English Cottage Revival style.
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Hopecote guest house has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Hopecote is a stucco-exterior, slate-roofed, 3,500-square-foot home on Melrose Avenue on campus, used as a guest house for distinguished visitors.