Repurposed/revitalized historical buildings in Nashville

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Honestly, it made no sense at the time.    I remember watching the construction of the restaurant, which took a very long time and seemed to stop and start a lot as the builders tried to figure out what to do with the cinder block shell they were building around.    I'm pretty sure they made it up as they went and way over spent, but it eventually evolved into the current Urban Grub layout.      

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301 Church St., known as the Cheatham Building, was built in 1852, and has served myriad purposes in it's time. It is on the National Register of Historical Places.  The 3 story brick structure is now mostly condos.


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811 Gleaves in The Gulch was built around 1880 for railroad businesses.  It now houses Scout's Barbershop, along with several other businesses including Rudy's Jazz Room.


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3 hours ago, NashvilleObserver said:

That walk-in clinic is very interesting inside. They kept all brick walls and older surfaces uncovered. It feels like a doctors office in a less-glamorous Victorian-era London, but it's still pretty cool.  It made me feel like I was dying of cholera or Spanish Flu instead of just the regular flu.

We prescribe a good regimen of bloodletting, and then ye should be cured of your comsumption. Visa or Amex? 

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When I was looking for my place in 2011 or so, one of the "below grade" units along 3rd Avenue was for sale, they're accessed via that white metal door next to the garage. I remember it being less than $90k back then.

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The one-time bowling alley at 2906 Foster Creighton Dr. near 100 Oaks that was built in the late 1950s, was converted last year into the Vanderbilt Dialysis Center.

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Built in 1930 for supply warehousing, 111 Broadway was originally 3 stories tall, with a 4th added for entertainment purposes in the last decade. It currently covers 54,000 sq. ft. and is home to Rock Bottom Brewery.


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