NASHVILLE, Tenn. - There was a
new glimpse Monday night of what the State Fairgrounds in South Nashville could
consultants who have been researching the space attended a public meeting about
suggested replacing the racetrack with an eight-story office building. Other plan included a residential unit and
hotel, and even pumping up to $75 million into building a civic building.
One consultant suggested the site could produce
more than 2,000 jobs, saying that could help Nashville compete with job growth
in the Cool Springs area. Metro
Council will have the ultimate say on what will be allowed on the site.