The Washington Times
Neighborhoods: East Nashville is the hippest part of town
A trip to Nashville wouldn’t be complete without a visit to the honky-tonks on Lower Broadway and a pilgrimage to the ‘mother church of country music,’ the Ryman Auditorium, but once you’ve hit those, consider a trip across the river to Nashville’s hippest neighborhood.
East Nashville started out as separate city of country estates, enjoying a post-Civil War boom in the 1870s and 1880s, according to local historian and East Nashville resident Jim Hoobler. Beginning in 1916, a huge fire, the Great Depression and flight to the suburbs took their toll. Restoration of the area’s many Victorian homes and bungalows began in the 1970s, and has helped turn it into one of the city’s most desirable neighborhoods.
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