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Detailed Report Released On East-West Connector

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NASHVILLE, Tenn.- The Nashville Civic Design Center has released its latest report focusing on the growth and develop of Mayor Dean's proposed East-West Connector Corridor.

The report, released on Thursday, highlights potential growth for the area around the proposed connector as additional benefits to the city, like green space. Detailed in the report are various scenarios of possible buildings, land usage and comparisons of other success mass transit systems.

"This report is timely with the planning process for the East-West Connector and the upcoming release of the new master plan for the entire SoBro District – it will serve to inspire developers, architects and city officials of the huge potential that the city has for redeveloping along our busiest commercial corridors," said Gary Gaston, Design Director, NCDC.

The report also focuses on Nashville developments already underway that would benefit from the East-West Connector Corridor. The projects, like the new Centennial Park Master Plan and a new 200 unit apartment complex called ParkCentral, were featured due to their close proximity to the Connector .

The announcement of the proposed East-West Connector Corridor was made in June 2012 and planners believe Nashville residents are ready and in need of the new transit system.

 

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