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What are the 2nd and 3rd from the left under the Starting section?

On ‎12‎/‎31‎/‎2017 at 10:45 AM, PHofKS said:

 

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19 minutes ago, bigeasy said:

What are the 2nd and 3rd from the left under the Starting section?

 

The second from the left is the Second Avenue Partners Condos development at 40 floors and 550 ft tall on First Avenue across from Riverfront Park in SoBro. The second is the One KVB Circle 30 story office building at the KVB Roundabout across from the Music City (Convention) Center.

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On 1/4/2018 at 8:46 AM, PHofKS said:

TBT...From the Facebook page, "I remember Nashville..."

By the way, the all time record low in Kingston Springs, Tennessee (-30 degrees on 1/23/63) is lower than the all time low in Chicago (-26).

Another one from NashvilleCorps twitter. 

If looking downstream from the Sparkman St bridge (pedestrian) means from the bridge, I'm guessing that would put downtown on the left and the stadium on the right?

Is the 19,596, referring to population??

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Great feature on Butch Spyridon and how, as CEO of the Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp., he has helped spearhead so much of Nashville's positive perception over the past several decades.

http://www.tennessean.com/story/money/2018/01/05/nashvilles-rainmaker-how-butch-spyridon-made-music-city-top-destination/941037001/

Nashville Tourism By the Numbers

81/84: Number of months that Nashville has seen year-over-year record growth in hotel rooms sold

Hotel rooms sold:

2012: 5.9 million
2017: 7.4 million

Hotel tax collections:

2012: $34 million
2017: $68.4 million

Local and State Sales Tax: 

2012: $332 million
2017: $463 million

Visitors:

2012: 11.5 million
2017: 14.2 million

Direct visitor spending:

2012: $4.6 billion
2017: ~$6 billion

Music City Center in 2016:

293 events hosted (270 events projected)
685,884 attendees (546,500 attendees projected)
359,390 room nights (503,975 room nights projected)  
$421 million economic impact
$76.9 million collected in MCC tourism tax 

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1 hour ago, Hey_Hey said:

The hotel tax collections vs the increased room nights speaks volumes about the prices that hotels are able to demand. I have think there is a lot of elastic demand that is being kept at bay with prices. If we ever see prices fall I would expect the visitor totals and room night totals to increase significantly which is good for the restaurants, retail, etc., downtown.

Hopefully it’ll happen when all the U/C and projected hotels open. Plus the added amounts of convention travelers will hopefully spur more flights at the airport, which will help spur more investment and development, and the cycle starts again. 

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5 hours ago, PaulChinetti said:

Is the 19,596, referring to population??

 

The 1940 population would have been much higher.     That may be  the number by which the population decreased after people fell through the ice.    :tw_grimace:

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2 hours ago, markhollin said:

Great feature on Butch Spyridon and how, as CEO of the Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp., he has helped spearhead so much of Nashville's positive perception over the past several decades.

I went through Leadership Music with Butch one year (2006-07).  Really nice and down-to-earth guy.  

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6 hours ago, PaulChinetti said:

Another one from NashvilleCorps twitter. 

If looking downstream from the Sparkman St bridge (pedestrian) means from the bridge, I'm guessing that would put downtown on the left and the stadium on the right?

Is the 19,596, referring to population??

 

The 1940 population of Nashville was 167,402.  The last time Nashville's population was around 20,000 was during the Civil War.

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It's some kind of archives number or inventory number; first one posted is has 15,957 and the later has 15,956 and you can tell they where taken within minutes apart.

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On 1/4/2018 at 8:46 AM, PHofKS said:

TBT...From the Facebook page, "I remember Nashville..."

 

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By the way, the all time record low in Kingston Springs, Tennessee (-30 degrees on 1/23/63) is lower than the all time low in Chicago (-26).

Heard many of tales about that winter from elders growing up. Back then, the water levels weren't regulated. If the river was low and you got sustained bitter cold, the Cumberland would indeed freeze over (this happened more than once). Army Corp of Engineers dammed it up in the 50s to regulate the flow making a complete freeze just about impossible.

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21 hours ago, claya91 said:

Heard many of tales about that winter from elders growing up. Back then, the water levels weren't regulated. If the river was low and you got sustained bitter cold, the Cumberland would indeed freeze over (this happened more than once). Army Corp of Engineers dammed it up in the 50s to regulate the flow making a complete freeze just about impossible.

100% correct. The dams now provide a steady flow year-round to enable river commerce. And with the constant stream of traffic on the river, it is almost impossible to freeze now

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3 hours ago, BnaBreaker said:

TOUCHDOWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWN TITANS!!!!!

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i was out with a paralyzingly beautiful young woman when i read that the titans won. nashville: we just don't have time for BS. GOD i love this city!!

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According to new data from the Greater Nashville Realtors, there were 3,246 local closings last month, a 1 percent decline from a year ago. For the year, however, there were 40,482 closings, an increase of 3.9 percent over 2016. It’s the most closings ever reported in Nashville, eclipsing the 40,056 closings witnessed in 2006.

Single-family homes sold in December for a median price of $294,000, up from $266,408 a year ago. Condo units sold for a median price of $209,450, up from $180,000. 

https://www.bizjournals.com/nashville/news/2018/01/08/nashville-s-2017-home-sales-break-decade-old.html

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With the median price going up that much, it appears to be a shortage of houses causing the decline. With all the apartments going up at the moment, I wouldn't be surprised if we see a bumper crop of townhouses going up in the near-in suburbs, and even at key intersections in areas farther out.

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