Grieve for City Council, 2nd District


With over 56% of the vote, newly elected 2nd District Council Member Duane Grieve thanks everyone for their support and pledges to be a active listener to the concerns of citizens, as well as a pro-active and responsive representative of the 2nd District. A special thank you to all the campaign workers and contributors, advisors and others who helped make Duane's campaign a success!


Campaign Gathering at Calhoun's - Nov 3

  • We will be gathering as results are tallied at the Calhoun's on Bearden Hill at 8:30 pm. (Time change as of Nov 3).

Community Advocate . . .
  • Neighborhood Involvement - Bearden Council, Sequoyah Hills, Emory Place
  • President - Scenic Knoxville
  • Board member - Knoxville Historic Zoning Commission and Downtown YMCA
  • Past Chairman - East TN Community Design Center
  • Mayor’s Task Force - Preservation Codes, Façade Improvement, 5th Ave./Central Ave. Corridor
  • Elder - Second Presbyterian Church
  • Advisor - Boy Scout Eagle Project Review
Leader in His Profession . . .
  • Fellow - American Institute of Architects (AIA)
  • Past President - local, state and regional AIA
  • National Treasurer - American Institute of Architects ($35 million budget)
  • Former Assistant Professor (tenured) - UT College of Architecture
  • Chairman - AIA TN Architect’s Convention, Knoxville July 2009
Urban Pioneer . . .
  • Entrepreneur – Invested in restoring 1880s Emory Place buildings and park – 1981
  • Architect - Miller’s Building Restoration on Gay Street "Cornerstone of downtown revival"
Duane Supports . . .
  • Livable neighborhoods/Strong enforcement
  • Neighborhood and City Policy Partnerships
  • Historic Preservation
  • Protection of our Scenic Resources
  • Center City Development/Redevelopment
  • Development of Small Business

Contribute . . .

Donations are greatly appreciated! Send your contribution to:

"Committee to Elect Duane Grieve"
c/o Grieve Associates Architects
#8 Emory Place
Knoxville, TN 37917

Contact Duane . . .

Phone: (865) 522-4393 (home) (865)567-0840 (cell)


Duane received 65% of the District 2 vote for the run for Council and 25% of the total city voter turnout in the September 22nd primary! Click here to see election returns and here to see the returns by precinct.

The Grieve campaign sends a big "thank you" to all his supporters and asks for your continued help to keep the momentum going!

Duane will be working hard as he continues meeting and listening to voters in advance of the start of early voting on October 14. The General Election is November 3.

See you at the polls!


Duane again receives the News-Sentinel endorsement for the general election - check it out here. The endorsement says in part, ". . . has been a tireless worker in many venues that will make him a strong member of council."

Duane is featured in a News-Sentinel article about Council candidates focusing on neighborhood support. Read the Hayes Hickman article here.

News-Sentinel political writer Georginia Vines says that Duane took a "commanding lead" that "is expected to serve him well" in a recent article. Click here to read the rest of the story.

Election Day Recap - The News-Sentinel's story on the election says that Duane won by the "widest margin of victory for any candidate."

Duane does a sit-down with Metro Pulse. Click here to read an interesting Q&A session with Duane.

Duane wins the News-Sentinel's endorsement in the primary! Click here to read the story!

Duane wins Metropulse's endorsement in the primary! "Duane Grieve might seem almost overqualified for City Council. The former national treasurer for the American Institute of Architects has also served as president of that vigorous professional organization’s local, state, and regional chapters..."Click here to read the whole story!

News-Sentinel Endorsement

Experience and Getting Results - Interview from Tennessee This Week
Paid for by the Committee to Elect Duane Grieve, Bill Tapp, Treasurer