EVENT TO BE HELD AT THE 112-YEAR OLD UNION STATION, A FORMER TRAIN STATION IN DOWNTOWN NASHVILLE. THE EVENT WILL RECALL A PART OF NASHVILLE’S HISTORY AND HONOR ONE OF THE CITY’S GREATEST PRESERVATION ACHIEVEMENTS.
Historic Nashville, Inc. will host the second annual Brick & Mortar Bash benefit on Friday, May 25 at the Union Station Hotel in downtown Nashville. Media are invited to attend.
The Brick and Mortar Bash raises funds and awareness that support Historic Nashville’s mission to preserve the places that make Nashville unique. HNI carries out its mission each year by identifying and promoting endangered Nashville Nine properties each year, hosting monthly Behind-the-Scenes Tours of some of Nashville’s most interesting historic sites, operating its Preservation Easement Program and partnering with Habitat for Humanity, along with other important programs.
Did you know there used to be alligator ponds at track level? Learn more about the history of Union Station, and how Historic Nashville helped to save this priceless landmark from demolition.
What: The Brick & Mortar Bash: A Benefit for Historic Nashville
When: Friday, May 25, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Where: Union Station, 1001 Broadway, Downtown Nashville
Tickets: $50, available online or at the door
Media interested in attending the event please contact Melissa Wyllie.
About Historic Nashville, Inc.
Established in 1968 and renamed in 1975, Historic Nashville, Inc. (HNI) is a nonprofit 501(c)3 membership organization with the mission to “Promote and preserve the historic places that make Nashville unique.” Over the years, HNI has successfully advocated for the preservation of such historic places the Ryman Auditorium, Union Station, Hermitage Hotel, 2nd Avenue & Lower Broadway, and Shelby Street Bridge, as well as neighborhood historic districts throughout the city. In 1982, HNI established the state’s first Preservation Easement program and currently owns easements on 16 historic landmarks with a market value of over $30 million. HNI hosts an annual membership meeting, publishes an Annual Report, maintains a website, hosts educational programs such as Behind-the-Scenes tours, an annual fundraiser called the Brick & Mortar Bash, and the annual “Nashville Nine” list of the city’s most endangered historic places. For additional information, please visit www.historicnashvilleinc.org and our Facebook page.