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Knoxville  

Sundial: 166
State/Province:  Tennessee Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Horizontal Dial Condition:  No Longer Exists
  Latitude and Longitude: 35° 55.470' N  84° 02.184' W
Location:
  • West Town Mall between Kingston Pike and Gleason and Morrel and Montrose.

    The mall was remodeled several years ago and the dial was removed.
 
Description:
  • 78" w x 168" h x 78" d Steel, brass & etched glass As the sun penetrates the building a shadow is cast from the gnomon onto the 1 inch thick laminated glass which has hour lines etched into its surface. The time is viewed from the underside of the dial. A deep carved mountain landscape is artificially lighted in the lower section.
 
General Information:
  • Owner: West Town Mall
  • Designer: Enrique Vega
  • Builder:
  • Construction Date: 1994
 

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