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List of Famous Nashville Buildings & Structures

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.
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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
    • City/Town: Tennessee, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1994
    • Construction Started: 1991
  • 2

    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
    • City/Town: Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1936
    • Style: Art Deco
  • 3

    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 1994. It serves as the home to Fifth Third Bank's Nashville headquarters.  ...more
    • City/Town: Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1986
    • Structural Height (m): 149.35
  • 4

    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 Erhart & Eichenbaum. The front facade, facing east, has a central entrance framed in black marble, an element repeated on the secondary entrances on the north and south facades. The interior hallways are covered in expanses of tile in earth tones, and the Art Deco woodwork in the courtrooms is original to the period. The building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1990.  ...more
    • City/Town: Nashville, Arkansas, USA
    • Style: Streamline Moderne