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In Defense of Fort Negley – A Nashville Nine Update

Due to the increasing threat to Fort Negley Park following the relocation of the Nashville Sounds to a new stadium, the park was included in Historic Nashville’s 2016 Nashville Nine. The property is an important part of Nashville’s history and serves as much needed green...

Preservation Profile: West Nashville United Methodist Church

Written by Aja Bain, Historic Nashville blogger. Photos: Dan Cook The first church founded in Sylvan Park is currently undergoing rehabilitation in preparation for a second life as an events venue. West Nashville United Methodist Church, located across from Richland Park on Charlotte Avenue, was founded...

2017 Historic Nashville Annual Meeting

By: Aja Bain, Historic Nashville Blogger 2017 Annual Meeting, Ocean Way Nashville Studios. Photo: Ed Rode On January 19, members of Historic Nashville, Inc. and the local preservation community gathered at Ocean Way Nashville Recording Studios for the annual membership meeting. Pat McMakin, Director of...

Full steam ahead: bringing No. 576 back to life

By Aja Bain, Historic Nashville Blogger For more than sixty years, a silent monument to American industry and engineering has been tucked away in Centennial Park’s northwest corner. No. 576, one of only ten 4-8-4 type steam locomotives built in 1942 for the Nashville, Chattanooga...

Cemetery Plots For Sale at Mount Olivet Cemetery

Established in 1856, Mount Olivet Cemetery has been the final resting place for many of Nashville’s most prominent families and political leaders, including Adelicia Acklen of Belmont, the Harding family of Belle Meade Plantation, and Senator John Bell. The beautiful and unique monuments, sculptures, and...

Historic Nashville Announces the 2016 Nashville Nine

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. Oct. 9, 2016 – Historic Nashville, Inc. (HNI) announced its 2016 Nashville Nine, a list of the city’s most endangered historic places, at a press conference held today at the Union Station Hotel in downtown Nashville.  Award winning recording artist and...

News on Nashville Nine Properties

Historic Nashville Nine Updates Utopia Hotel Local developers released a new architectural drawing of the luxury “Dream Nashville Hotel” under construction in the Printers Alley Historic District in downtown Nashville. The completed hotel will comprise the restored historic Utopia Hotel (right) and reconstruct the façade...

Nashville Nine Nominations Are Open!

It’s that time of year again! HNI’s 2016 Nashville Nine list will be announced in September, and your nominations are invited. Since 2009, the annual Nashville Nine list has highlighted significant historic properties throughout the city that are in danger of being demolished or are...

Congratulations to HNI Board Member David McMurry

Historic Nashville’s board members are an active and engaged group of community members and we have another one to celebrate! We want to wish warm congratulations to HNI board member David McMurry for his appointment to the Convention Center Authority by Mayor Megan Barry. Created...

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