List of tallest buildings in Nashville

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Skyline of Nashville

This list of the tallest buildings in Nashville ranks skyscrapers in Nashville, Tennessee by height. The tallest building in the city and the state is the AT&T Building, which rises 617 feet (188 m) in Downtown Nashville and was completed in 1994.[1] The second tallest skyscraper in the city is the Fifth Third Center, which rises 490 feet (149 m).[2]

The skyscraper first appeared in Nashville with the construction of the First National Bank Building, now the Downtown Courtyard Hotel, in 1905, this building rises 168 feet (51 m) and 12 floors.[3] As of 2008, there are 106 completed high-rises in the city.

As of 2008, there are 18 high-rise buildings under construction, approved for construction, and proposed for construction in Nashville.

Tallest buildings[edit]

AT&T Building, the tallest building in Nashville and Tennessee
The Fifth Third Center, Nashville's 2nd tallest building
Tennessee Tower, the 3rd-tallest building in Nashville

This list ranks completed Nashville skyscrapers that stand at least 260 feet (80 m), based on standard height measurement.

Rank Name Height
feet
Height
meters
Floors Year Notes
1 AT&T Building 617 188 33 1994 Tallest building in Tennessee. Previously named the BellSouth Building.[1][4]
2 Fifth Third Center 490 149 31 1986 Originally known as the Third National Financial Center.[2][5]
3 William R. Snodgrass Tennessee Tower 452 138 31 1970 Originally the National Life Center.[6][7]
4 Pinnacle at Symphony Place 417 127 29 2010 [8]
5 Life and Casualty Tower 409 125 30 1957 [9][10]
6 Nashville City Center 402 123 27 1988 [11][12]
7 James K. Polk State Office Building 392 119 24 1981 [13][14]
8 Renaissance Nashville Hotel 385 117 31 1987 [15][16]
9 Viridian Tower 378 115 31 2006 Tallest residential building in Tennessee.[17][18]
10 One Nashville Place 359 109 25 1985 [19][20]
11 UBS Tower 354 108 28 1974 [21][22]
12 Sheraton Nashville Downtown 300 91 27 1975 [23][24]
13 SunTrust Building 292 89 20 1967 [25][26]
14 Bank of America Plaza 292 89 20 1977 [27][28]
15 Andrew Jackson State Office Building 286 87 17 1969 [29][30]
16 ICON in the Gulch 282.27 86.04 22 2008 [31]
17 Twelve Twelve 270.01 82.30 23 2014 [32]
18 Omni Nashville Hotel 269.44 82.13 23 2013 [33]
19 Encore 269.44 82.13 21 2008 [34]
20 Palmer Plaza 269 82 18 1986 [35][36]
21 Parkway Towers 261 80 21 1968 [37][38]

Tallest under construction, approved, and proposed[edit]

Approved[edit]

Buildings that are approved for construction in Nashville and expected to rise above 260 feet (80 m) include:

Name Height
feet
Height
meters
Floors Year Notes
505 550 168 45 2017 [39][40]
JW Marriott 400 120 33 2017 [41]
Michael Hayes Tower 298 91 24 2017

Under Construction[edit]

Buildings that are currently under construction in Nashville and expected to rise above 260 feet (80 m) include:

Name Height
feet
Height
meters
Floors Year Notes
Bridgestone 460 140 30 2017 [42]
SoBro Apartment Tower 345 105 32 2016 [43][44]
Westin 320.76 97.77 27 2017 [45][46]

Timeline of tallest buildings[edit]

This lists buildings that once held the title of tallest building in Nashville. The first skyscraper in the city was the First National Bank Building, now the Courtyard Hotel, from 1905 until 1908.

Name Street Address Years as tallest Height
feet
Height
meters
Floors Reference
First National Bank Building 170 Fourth Avenue North 1905–1908 170 52 12 [3]
The Stahlman 211 Union Street 1908–1957 180 55 12 [47]
Life & Casualty Tower 401 Church Street 1957–1970 409 125 30 [9]
William R. Snodgrass Tennessee Tower 312 Rosa L. Parks Boulevard 1970–1986 452 138 31 [6]
Fifth Third Center 424 Church Street 1986–1994 490 149 31 [2]
AT&T Building 333 Commerce Street 1994–present 617 188 32 [1]

References[edit]

General
Specific
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  2. ^ a b c "Fifth Third Center". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2009-01-01. 
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  41. ^ Sichko, Adam (November 10, 2014). "Turnberry to build 35-story luxury Marriott hotel, office tower in downtown Nashville". Nashville Business Journal. 
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