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North Edgehill Gardens (8 & 6 stories), 550 residential units, 200 hotel rooms, 390,000 sq. ft. office space, 15,000 sq. ft. retail/restaurant space, 6.8 acres, Beaman Motors Hawkins St. site


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The name of the project has been changed to North Edgehill Gardens.  There have been some modifications: Buildings will now be 10 (at 133'), 8, 7, and 5 stories, with 160,000 sq. ft. of office space,

Full story on the Metro Planning Commission OK'ing the rezoning for North Edgehill Commons with buildings A or B being 9 stories if there is a grocery store in either, or if  Building E (next to 12th

It past with these stipulations  Conditions:   8 stories if no grocery store or urban retailer  is not found Bldgs A & B    9 stories if grocery stores lease is found bldgs A

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Fwiw, my two cents. Nashville is a city, a good size one and growing at a good clip. Traffic, noise and TALL buildings are what comes with in a city. If these things bother you, then maybe it’s the suburbs you need to live in. 
Just like the old saying “ if you can’t stand the heat, get out of the fire” . I can never understand people complaining about such things, when they live in a city. Growth is to be expected.

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IMO, Nashville Next never was. It was a mis-thought brainchild of Carl Dean, the instigator of the Amp that really got Nashville and the State off on the wrong foot.

Nashville Next was probably a good idea, but would be completely different now if they did it again as you have a whole new set of people involved.

Does anyone know if NN is binding? I don’t think Council ever voted on it as far a Metro guideline.

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Looking at the plan now is almost a joke. It was adopted but planning and here is one sentence that is a joke.

By 2040, projections say Nashville will welcome 200,000 more people and over 300,000 more jobs. I think that is understated.

Here is the plan which I  think is already outdated.

https://filetransfer.nashville.gov/portals/0/sitecontent/Planning/docs/NashvilleNext/DraftPlan/next-guidebook-Update2.pdf

If you guys want to discuss the NN plan we can start a new thread and take it there, otherwise we will get back on the project.

I think it is a slippery slope with the added height tied to a lease being obtained. We will see how it stands up to scrutiny, but its sort of a CBA.

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1 hour ago, smeagolsfree said:

It past with these stipulations 

Conditions:
 
8 stories if no grocery store or urban retailer  is not found Bldgs A & B 
 
9 stories if grocery stores lease is found bldgs A & B
 
18,000 sq ft  or better at 12th & Hawkins (bldg E) retailer must go in this building.
 
All parking under ground
 
Vote 1 no vote

Nvm. 

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