The man who designed some of Knoxville's most visible buildings has died. Modern architect and World War II Air Force veteran Bruce McCarty passed away Saturday.
During his long career in Knoxville, he worked on designs for several notable buildings including the City-County building, Knoxville Civic Auditorium and Coliseum, the Bank of America building, UT's Hodges Library and Humanities Complex, and the Knoxville waterfront.
McCarty also served as the master architect for the 1982 World's Fair, and was a founding member of the firm McCarty Holsaple McCarty architects.
McCarty's family and friends celebrated his life Tuesday afternoon with a service at Sequoyah Hills Presbyterian Church.
He was 92 years old.