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List of the famous landmarks that make up the Nashville skyline, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Nashville architectural landmarks as well as other major buildings, dwellings, and other structures in Nashville are included on this list. Information about these Nashville buildings is included on this list, such as when the building first opened and what architectural style it falls under. List includes both new buildings in Nashville and older historic landmarks.

List buildings range from Ryman Auditorium to Tennessee State Capitol.

This list answers the question, "What are the most famous buildings in Nashville?"

This is a good reference for research into the historical architecture in Nashville. Famous architectural houses within the city of Nashville are included as well, sometimes by address, other times listed by the name of the original home owner.
AT&T Building is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Nashville Buildings & Structures
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AT&T Building


The AT&T Building is a 617 ft, 33-story skyscraper completed in August 1994 and located in Nashville, Tennessee. The structure is designed as an office tower capable of housing 2,000 workers. It is currently the tallest building in the state of Tennessee. ...more

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City/Town: Tennessee, USA

Opened: Jan 01 1994

Construction Started: 1991

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Davidson County Courthouse is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Nashville Buildings & Structures
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Davidson County Courthouse


Davidson County Courthouse, also known as Metropolitan Courthouse, is an Art Deco building built in 1936 in Nashville, Tennessee. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1987. It was designed by Nashville architect Emmons H. Woolwine and Hirons and Dennison of New York. ...more

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City/Town: Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Opened: Jan 01 1936

Style: Art Deco

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Fifth Third Center is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Nashville Buildings & Structures
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Fifth Third Center


The Fifth Third Center in Nashville, Tennessee, is a 31-story, 490-foot-tall skyscraper. It was constructed in 1986 and is located on Church Street and Fifth Avenue North. It was the tallest building in both Nashville and Tennessee for eight years, until it was surpassed by the AT&T Building in ...more

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City/Town: Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Opened: Jan 01 1986

Structural Height (m): 149.35

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Howard County Courthouse


The Howard County Courthouse is located at North Main and Bishop Streets in Nashville, Arkansas, the seat of Howard County. It is a two-story brick building in the shape of an H, built in 1939 with funding from the Public Works Administration. It is Moderne in style, designed by the Little Rock firm ...more

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City/Town: Nashville, Arkansas, USA

Style: Streamline Moderne

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Hume-Fogg Academic Magnet High School is a public magnet high school located in downtown Nashville, Tennessee, teaching grades 9-12. ...more

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City/Town: Nashville, Tennessee, USA

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James K. Polk State Office Bui... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Nashville Buildings & Structures
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James K. Polk State Office Building


The James K. Polk State Office Building is a 24-story, 392-foot building in Nashville, Tennessee. Completed in 1981, the building was constructed on the site of the Andrew Jackson Hotel and is home to offices for state employees, the Tennessee State Museum, and the Tennessee Performing Arts ...more

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City/Town: Tennessee, USA

Opened: Jan 01 1981

Structural Height (m): 119.48

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Life & Casualty Tower


The Life & Casualty Tower is a skyscraper in Nashville, Tennessee located at 401 Church Street. It stands 152.5 meters and has 30 floors. It was designed by Edwin Keeble, with structural engineering made by Ross Bryan Associates, and was finished in 1957. It was Nashville's first skyscraper and the ...more

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City/Town: Tennessee, USA

Opened: Jan 01 1957

Structural Height (m): 124.97

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Nash County Courthouse


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City/Town: Nashville, North Carolina, USA

Style: Colonial Revival architecture

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