NASHVILLE, Tenn. - New development continues to threaten historic properties in Nashville. That's why Historic Nashville Inc released its annual "Nashville Nine" list.
The list is made up of historic places the group thinks are threatened by demolition, neglect, or development.
- 1022 16th avenue (So Nashville, Music Row) - home built in 1927, songwriter Ed Bruce once owned it and housed music/talent agencies.
- 1024 16th Ave (Classic Ax, Rhinestone Wedding Chapel), built as home in 1927, housed numerous music businesses throughout the years.
- 1026 16th Ave N. (used to house Creative Soul Music Academy), built in 1927.
- 1028 16th Ave N. (Bobby's Idle Hour, the last tavern on Music Row).
- 1030 16th Ave. N (Warner Chappell), built in 1910, scheduled to be demolished.
- Historic Working Class Neighborhoods: Chestnut Hill, Buena Vista, The Nations, Cleveland Park are all threatened by rapid development.
- Pasquo School--8534 Lewis Road - Rosenwald School - A network of schools, shops, and teachers built the school for black students in the South.
- Monroe Harding - Green Hills - was built as site for children's home - current proposal calls for demolition of building/trees, building of 35 homes, Metro planning commission votes against it, Metro council will vote on Nov. 6 .
- Tennessee School for the Blind - Built in 1840s as school for the blind for colored students, eligible for inclusion in National Registrar of Historic Places.
Historic Nashville has published the annual Nashville Nine, a list of the city’s historic, endangered properties since 2009.
Every year the Nashville Nine is compiled through a public nomination process revealing historic buildings and places that matter to the people of our city.