Andrew Johnson Hotel: Downtown Knoxville landmark has a famous past - Gay a johnson knoxville
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The Andrew Johnson Building is a high-rise office building in downtown Knoxville, Tennessee, The Andrew Johnson Building stands at the southwest corner of Gay Street's block, and shares a central courtyard with the adjacent. Caldonia (or Calvin) Fackler Johnson (October 14, – April 7, ) was an American businessman and philanthropist, active primarily in Knoxville, Tennessee, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Born into slavery, he rose to become a prominent Knoxville racetrack and Johnson was born in in a house at the corner of Gay Street and Church.