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Preservation Revolving Fund – #GivingTuesday

#GivingTuesday GREAT NEWS! Today, the Historic Nashville board of directors voted unanimously to create a Preservation Revolving Fund with an initial donation of $5,000! Nashville will now join cities such as Savannah, New Orleans, Charleston, Boston, Pittsburgh, Knoxville, and Chattanooga in offering this powerful preservation...

New Tennessee State Penitentiary Book!

Local authors tell the story of the Tennessee State Penitentiary through vintage images Numerous local authors have all worked together with some publishing companies on a new project which is hoping to bring new light on the Tennessee State Penitentiary. All the authors are avid...

HISTORIC NASHVILLE ANNOUNCES 2014 NASHVILLE NINE

HISTORIC NASHVILLE JOINED BY MIKE WOLFE OF AMERICAN PICKERS TO ANNOUNCE THE NINE MOST THREATENED HISTORIC PROPERTIES IN DAVIDSON COUNTY Location: RCA Studio A – Music Row Map: Go to Google Maps TO READ THE PRESS RELEASE, CLICK HERE. TO DOWNLOAD THE PRESENTATION, CLICK HERE. TO VIEW THE 2014...

NASHVILLE NINE LIST OF MOST ENDANGERED BUILDINGS ANNOUNCED

NASHVILLE NINE: THE CITY’S MOST ENDANGERED HISTORIC SITES A new list of Nashville’s most endangered historic buildings was announced Tuesday morning at RCA Studio A on Music Row, a site packed with music history but marked to be demolished. Historic Nashville Inc., a nonprofit preservation...

HISTORIC NASHVILLE ACCEPTING NOMINATIONS FOR THE 2014 NASHVILLE NINE

NASHVILLE, TN, June 12, 2014 – Historic Nashville, Inc. (HNI) is accepting nominations for a historic property for the 2014 Nashville Nine, Historic Nashville’s annual list of the most endangered historic properties, including landmarks, bridges, signs and whole blocks or neighborhoods in Nashville and Davidson County....

MUSIC CITY BEHIND THE WALLS

TENNESSEE STATE PRISON For nearly one hundred years, the Tennessee State Prison contained some of the most dangerous men in the state of Tennessee. With twenty foot tall limestone walls, topped with five feet of barbed wire, and powered with 2,300 volts of deadly electricity....

OLD VS. HISTORIC

WHAT IS HISTORIC ANYWAY? WHEN IS OLD JUST OLD AND WHEN IS IT “HISTORIC?” What is a historic building anyway? When is an old building just old and worn out and when is it “historic” and worthy of preservation? Think of it like this. An...

HELP CHANGE THE FUTURE FOR HISTORIC BUILDINGS IN TENNESSEE!

OUR CHANCE TO ENACT A STATE INCENTIVE TO ATTRACT PRIVATE CAPITAL INVESTMENT IN JOB-CREATING HISTORIC REHABILITATION PROJECTS IS NOW! 35 other states – including all of the states surrounding Tennessee – have already taken this important step, and they are seeing the results: historic buildings...

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