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Old Posted May 10, 2017, 6:58 PM
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In the 2020 skyline view, where did the design of the 30 story office tower at the Stix roundabout come from? I had not seen anything on this project since it was announced (with no renderings of the proposal). It looks very 90's if the one depicted is just a placeholder image.
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In the 2020 skyline view, where did the design of the 30 story office tower at the Stix roundabout come from? I had not seen anything on this project since it was announced (with no renderings of the proposal). It looks very 90's if the one depicted is just a placeholder image.
It is indeed just a fantasy rendering on my part. The site is zoned for 30+ stories as I understand and I took the liberty of including the strong possibility that such a building could happen. There was an announcement some months ago of the purchase of the lot and of the owners intention to build an office building.
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Old Posted May 11, 2017, 1:16 PM
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Nashville's Major League Soccer (MLS) Organizing Committee LS will hold a press conference this afternoon. They will have major celebrities at the event.


Could it be an announcement about the MLS stadium plans. Hopefully, details would include financing plans. This would be huge and make the City and major contender for an expansion franchise.

Or, Debbie Downer here, it could just be an announcement regarding the USL franchise stadium plans (use Vanderbilt's stadium).

Wait and see.



Edit: the City has just released plans to upgrade the Fairgrounds area in a way that leaves a considerable footprint for a stadium. My fantasy rendering for an aerial view of a possible stadium with the city's park proposal overlayed.



EDIT: Turns out the press conference was primarily to announce new members of the MLS recruitment committee and promote the new USL team which apparently will play in Vanderbilt's football stadium.

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Old Posted May 16, 2017, 1:02 PM
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I posted this in the skylines forum, but it's too cool to hide there.



You can see the 45 story, 524 ft 505CST going up in the heart of downtown and the 30 story, 460 ft Bridgestone HQ topped out to the center right in the SoBro district.
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I would really like to see that view of the skyline without the glare of the sun. It really is a different perspective of the skyline than what we normally see. You can see how the midtown skyline has increased along with the downtown skyline. Especially SoBro.
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Old Posted May 21, 2017, 1:52 PM
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The 505CST from a couple of weeks ago (I added the sunspots)....

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Old Posted May 22, 2017, 3:38 AM
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My sister is moving to Nashville in the Fall to start her master's at Vanderbilt. I can't wait to have an excuse to visit from Michigan. It will be very different from the last time I visited a few years ago.
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More updated information on the Virgin Hotel in Nashville's Mid Town expected to break ground soon-ish.

http://www.blurworkshop.com/virgin-hotel-nashville/

New renderings...


A site plan...


It will be a very handsome building that will fill in the summit of the Music Row district with dignity. And the new roundabout fountains are to break ground in November.



The hotel would be in the exact center of this photo of midtown.


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Old Posted May 23, 2017, 4:05 AM
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Big Monday night crowd on Broadway, downtown.



Celebrating Nashville Predators big win. This is why arenas and stadiums need to be downtown.



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Murals, murals, murals....what's with the youngsters and all their murals?

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505CST Last evening...



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Not another new tower, but Nashville is long overdue for this...

IKEA coming to Nashville
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Not another new tower, but Nashville is long overdue for this...

IKEA coming to Nashville
That's a great boon for the Century Farm development in Antioch. Ikea tends to bring a flurry of other development nearby. Century Farms is supposed to be a mix-use development. So this should help them achieve that. The College Park, MD location saw an increase in restaurant, retail and residential development within walking distance of the Ikea. An apartment complex was literally built across the parking lot from it.
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