As we’ve worked through our Best Nashville Neighborhoods blog series, many of you have become familiar with some of the popular and bustling neighborhoods that make up Nashville. These neighborhoods continue to change and grow, parallel to the growth that Nashville has been experiencing as a city, and 2012 is full of big changes for these neighborhoods!
Here is a round-up of some changes to be on the look out for in the coming year in popular Nashville neighborhoods:
2. Action likely to be taken on a proposed connection of Acklen Avenue to Magnolia Boulevard
3. This new apartment complex is coming to Music Row at the intersection of 16th and Horton Avenues.
4. Music Makes Us: The Nashville Music Education Project will begin! This is a project that Music Row’s talented occupants are beginning in partnership with Davidson County’s elementary and middle school students. Promised donations and music industry volunteers have promised students who participate in the program the chance to join a rock ‘n ‘roll band, perform bluegrass or hip-hop, take a songwriting class or take a course in DJ remixing
5. The Belcourt Theatre was selected as one of nine theaters across the county by the Sundance Film Festival to host an evening of film and dialogue with a filmmaker featured at the annual festival in Park City, Utah
1. The developers behind the popular Dwell apartment complex off McEwen Drive in Williamson County has broken ground on Elliston 23, or E23, a multimillion-dollar complex of 331 apartments located ontop of upscale restaurants and boutiques – set to be finished in 2013.
2. Less than two blocks from Elliston 23 is where Park 25 is slated to be located. Groundbreaking is expected to occur this spring for the 200-unit, eight-story building which will cover roughly 1-acres in a lot bordered by Brandau St., Reidhurt and 25th Avenues.
2. 2. The new McCabe Community Center, sandwiched between the golf course and Sylvan Park’s popular business district, will hold outdoor concerts and other events at its amphitheater
3. Plans continue for a makeover of Centennial Park. Drafts of the possible improvements include: replacing roadways and parking lots with green space, water structures and gardens, new structures, monuments and water features
2. Construction is set to get under way at 1515 Demonbreun, a 250-unit apartment building in an area bordering Music Row and across from Rhythm condos. (The project is another venture of Bristol Development Group, which, along with Market Street, developed the Icon and Velocity.)
3. Market Street Enterprises plans an apartment complex nestled between the Icon and Velocity at Pine Street and 11th Avenue South. By 2013, 300 one- and two-bedroom units ranging in price from $900 to $2,000 a month will be available for rentals. The plan also includes about 16,000 square feet of retail space
4. In the former Polar Icehouse Storage property on 11th Avenue North between Church Street and Charlotte Avenue, developers expect 302 apartment units by spring. Georgia-based partners TriBridge Residential LLC and Stonehenge DCM are developing the Eleven North Apartments project on nine acres
5. Sevier Park overhaul slated to bring more parking and lots of updates to the popular 12South park
6. New restaurant Urban Grub is set to open its doors to the 12South community and greater Nashville area this year, located on 12 South Avenue, the restaurant will serve Southern-style seafood, including a raw bar with oysters and Latin dishes such as enchiladas.