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Imperial House Apartments: 1963-2017

The Imperial House Apartments, featured on our 2010 Nashville Nine list, were demolished in late May of this year. This Mid-Century Modern building in Belle Meade was the first commission of architect Earl Swensson after relocating to Nashville from Chicago, and featured some of the most...

An Interview with Jenn Harrman, HNI President (Part 2)

This is part two of an interview with Historic Nashville, Inc. president Jenn Harrman where she talks about preservation, growth and change, and finding common ground with developers. Read part one here. What do you think Nashville’s historic landscape will be like twenty years from...

An Interview with Jenn Harrman, HNI President (Part 1)

Jennifer Harrman may be a relatively new Nashville resident, but her strong family ties to Middle Tennessee and her passion for historic preservation serve her well as President of Historic Nashville, Inc., a role she assumed in 2016 after joining the board the year before...

2017 Metro Historical Commission Preservation Awards

On May 10, the Metro Historical Commission honored local projects and individuals that have contributed to the preservation and restoration of historic buildings, landscapes, and neighborhoods. The 42nd Annual Preservation Awards recognized winners in the categories of Residential, Infill, Industrial and Engineering, Monuments and Memorials,...

In Defense of Fort Negley – A Nashville Nine Update

Due to the increasing threat to Fort Negley Park following the relocation of the Nashville Sounds to a new stadium, the park was included in Historic Nashville’s 2016 Nashville Nine. The property is an important part of Nashville’s history and serves as much needed green...

Behind the Scenes: Temple Cemetery

Written and photographed by Aja Bain, Historic Nashville blogger. On May 7, HNI members joined Jean Roseman, author of Shalom Nashville: A Jewish History and From Y to J: The Hundred Year History of Nashville’s Jewish Community Center, on a tour of the historic Temple...

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