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Cities Give Green Alleys New Life

Cities Give Green Alleys New Life

Governing Magazine highlighting the success of green alley initiatives in The Nations neighborhood and Nashville's progress in sustainability since the flood in 2010. 

5 Projects that are Making Nashville a Better Outdoor City

5 Projects that are Making Nashville a Better Outdoor City

As a city, we’re constantly thinking about the next steps to take to continue to support active outdoor lifestyles. Here are five projects on the horizon (or closer) that are helping to make Nashville just that much better for people who love to get outdoors.

Nashville bike-friendly businesses named

Nashville bike-friendly businesses named

The Nashville Civic Design Center, along with many other Nashville businesses, is named a bike-friendly business (bronze level honoree) by the League of American Bicyclists.

Ascend Amphitheater Opening

Ascend Amphitheater Opening

Nashville’ s new downtown ampitheater now has a name, Ascend Amphitheater, and an opening weekend, July 30 with Eric Church and August 1 with Chicago and Earth, Wind and Fire, it was announced this afternoon by Mayor Karl Dean and other city officials a few blocks away at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center. 

Developers Eye East Bank Projects

Developers Eye East Bank Projects

Roughly 16 years after LP Field replaced a blighted industrial area between East Nashville and downtown, expectations of private redevelopment projects to transform the Cumberland River's East Bank haven't yet materialized.

The ingredients for urban living

The ingredients for urban living

Nashville Business Journal article features an interview with NCDC Assistant Design Director Ron Yearwood and highlights the importance of public space.