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20 minutes ago, MLBrumby said:

Not a subscriber, but what particular area does this cover?  That's a  huge swath of land.  And can someone in-the-know (about the firm named) give an example of the sort of work they do and how that might be applied to the 338 acres.  I really want to see this as a game changer, but didn't Metro hire a firm to do the riverfront about 15 years ago? 



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Basement East concert venue tornado damage repair update.  New walls and roof in place.  : ) Looking NE from Woodland St., 1/2 block east of South 9th St:

Since many of you liked the old family  photos of Shelby Park  back in the 1940s, I thought I would share with you some of my memories of the places in Inglewood to Madison that have vanished since th

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2 minutes ago, smeagolsfree said:

Mark, Is this the area you are talking about?????

If it is, there are zero active permits. If this is not the location, then let me know.

Yes, that is the spot.

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On 4/9/2021 at 3:03 PM, markhollin said:

The 39 acre trailer park at 500 Cheyenne Blvd. in Madison known as Old Hickory has sold for $14.5 million to an unknown LLC.  My guess is some sort of new residential community will be built here eventually.

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This is a shame. These and the trailer parks along Dickerson in EN are sorely needed affordable housing.

On 4/9/2021 at 4:36 PM, smeagolsfree said:

Actually the guy that bought it owns more trailer parks.

Well maybe he won't tear them down then.

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The Ellwood (rehab/update of office building) update: exterior nearly complete.

Looking west from Dickerson. Pike, 1/4 block south of Homestead Rd:

Ellwood, April 4, 2021, 1.jpeg

Looking SW from Dickerson Pike, 1/4 block north of Homestead Rd:

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Home Work East LLC has applied for a Water & Sewer availability permit for 3930 Gallatin Pike.  They paid $1.25 million for the site in Feb.  At one time a 4 story structure was being planned for the site.

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3930 Gallatin Ave, Jan 4, 2019, site map.jpg

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Blue Hills Apartments (2, 3, & 4 stories, 140 units) update: Topped-out across the site.

Looking SE from Lebanon Pike, 1/4 block east of Briley Parkway:

Blue Hills Apts, April 17, 2021, 1.jpeg

Looking SW from Lebanon Pike 1/2 block east of Briley Parkway:

Blue Hills Apts, April 17, 2021, 2.jpeg

Looking NW from back parking lot of Donelson Presbyterian Church:

Blue Hills Apts, April 17, 2021, 3.jpeg

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1 hour ago, bwithers1 said:

Yes, typically it would. The Zoning Administrator would have to confirm, but I believe that you are right. My understanding is that a structure is planned here, although the mix of uses and design have not yet been finalized. There were originally 80 apartments planned for this site and that was reduced to 24 townhomes, I would love to get some of those apartments back at this corner near the bus stop. The. Um er of pedestrians using the new crosswalk at West Greenwood Ave is strong.  That crosswalk was needed.

It might make sense to leave the sidewalks as-is for the moment if a temporary surface parking is planned while a building is being designed.. The portions of the site abutting the sidewalks were surface parking anyway.

I live a block away from the Hill Center Greenwood and the main complaint that I hear from neighbors on Sharpe is that cars line up on Sharpe trying to get in to the Starbucks drive through, which already wraps all the way around the Starbucks outbuilding. I try to advise my neighbors on Sharpe that I would trade the traffic congestion - and therefore calming - on Sharpe for all of the increased cut-through traffic on Granada.

But the lines also speak to the popularity of the Starbucks location with a drive through lane for commuters.

Hill Center Greenwood was desperately needed for pedestrian-sake.  I've noticed a bunch more pedestrian activity down Greenwood as well due to this.  Would be lovely to have a cross walk at either 12th or 14th and Greenwood.

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