A visit to Historic Westwood is a connection to the rich, artistic history of Knoxville. The residence was built in 1890 for John Lutz and his wife, Ann Adelia Armstrong Lutz, a prominent Tennessee artist from one of Knoxville's founding families. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the residence is a rare example of Queen Anne and Richardsonian Romanesque architectural styles. Rarer still, the home was designed with a beautiful and grand studio space in which Adelia could pursue and display her art. Today, visitors can enjoy tours of the main rooms led by trained volunteer docents. Experience the grand Gilded Age architecture and interiors, a large collection of art by Adelia Lutz, several works by other prominent female artists (including Cynthia Markert and Eugenia Dulin), a stunning collection of antique slag glass lamps from the Coates collection, and beautiful gardens. Historic Westwood makes an extraordinary setting for private events.
Tours are at the top of every hour. Please plan to wait on the porch
or explore the gardens when not on tour. Exterior restrooms are available.
TUESDAYS at 10 AM, 11 AM, 12 PM, 1 PM, 2 PM, and 3 PM
THURSDAYS at 10 AM, 11 AM, 12 PM, 1 PM, 2 PM, and 3 PM
SATURDAYS at 10 AM, 11 AM, 12 PM, and 1 PM
For the most up-to-date hours and information, please contact Historic Westwood directly.