HISTORIC NASHVILLE WILL ANNOUNCE THE 2013 NASHVILLE NINE, AND MARK THE FIFTH YEAR OF THE LIST, AT THE FRIST CENTER FOR THE VISUAL ARTS
Nashville, Tenn. – Sept. 25, 2013 – Historic Nashville, Inc. (HNI), will announce the properties on its 2013 Nashville Nine, a list of the city’s most endangered historic places, at a press conference Monday, Sept. 30, at the Frist Center for the Visual Arts.
What: Historic Nashville announces the nine most threatened historic properties in Davidson County. These properties will be the focus of the organization’s education and advocacy work during the next year. Speakers will include Nashville City Council Member for District 31 Fabian Bedne, Historic Nashville President Melissa Wyllie, and Brian Tibbs Nashville Nine committee member and Partner at Moody Nolan, Inc.
When: Monday, Sept. 30, at 10:30 a.m.
Where: The Frist Center for the Visual Arts in the Frist Center Auditorium at 919 Broadway, Nashville
Note: Media interested in attending the event should RSVP with Jonathan Burns at Jonathan@foundfeather.com. Information on Historic Nashville, including properties included in previous Nashville Nine lists is at www.historicnashvilleinc.org.
About Historic Nashville, Inc.
Established in 1968 and renamed in 1975, Historic Nashville, Inc. (HNI) is a nonprofit 501(c)3 membership organization with the mission to promote and preserve the historic places that make Nashville unique. Over the years, HNI has successfully advocated for the preservation of such historic places the Ryman Auditorium, Union Station, Hermitage Hotel, 2nd Avenue & Lower Broadway, and Shelby Street Bridge, as well as neighborhood historic districts throughout the city. In 1982, HNI established the state’s first Preservation Easement program and currently owns easements on 16 historic landmarks with a market value of over $30 million. HNI hosts an annual membership meeting, publishes a newsletter, maintains a website, hosts educational programs such as tours and the annual Nashville Nine list of endangered properties. For additional information, please visit www.historicnashvilleinc.org and our Facebook page.