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
ft (m)
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 Regions Center 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 Omni Nashville Hotel 280 (85) 23 2013 [31]
17 Palmer Plaza 269 (82) 18 1986 [32][33]
18 Parkway Towers 261 (80) 21 1968 [34][35]

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*
ft / m
Floors* Year Notes
SoBro Apartments 345 / 121 33 2015 [36]
West End Summit 406 / 124 20 2015 [37]
505 CST 605 / 184 38 2016 [38]

Under Construction[edit]

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

Name Height*
ft / m
Floors* Year Notes
12th and Laurel 260 / 80 23 2014 [39]

* Table entries without text indicate that information regarding building heights has not yet been released.


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
ft / m
Floors Reference
First National Bank Building 170 Fourth Avenue North 1905–1908 170 / 52 12 [3]
The Stahlman 211 Union Street 1908–1957 180 / 54 12 [40]
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]

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Specific
  1. ^ a b c "BellSouth Building". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2009-01-01. 
  2. ^ a b c "Fifth Third Center". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2009-01-01. 
  3. ^ a b "Courtyard Nashville Downtown". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2008-11-15. 
  4. ^ "BellSouth Building". SkyscraperPage.com. Retrieved 2007-12-12. 
  5. ^ "Fifth Third Center". SkyscraperPage.com. Retrieved 2009-01-01. 
  6. ^ a b "William R. Snodgrass Tennessee Tower". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2008-11-15. 
  7. ^ "William R. Snodgrass Tennessee Tower". SkyscraperPage.com. Retrieved 2009-01-01. 
  8. ^ "The Pinnacle". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2010-02-17. 
  9. ^ a b "Life & Casualty Tower". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2009-01-01. 
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  11. ^ "Nashville City Center". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2009-01-01. 
  12. ^ "Nashville City Center". SkyscraperPage.com. Retrieved 2009-01-01. 
  13. ^ "James K. Polk Building". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2009-01-01. 
  14. ^ "James K. Polk Building". SkyscraperPage.com. Retrieved 2009-01-01. 
  15. ^ "Renaissance Nashville Hotel". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2009-01-01. 
  16. ^ "Renaissance Nashville Hotel". SkyscraperPage.com. Retrieved 2009-01-01. 
  17. ^ "The Viridian". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2009-01-01. 
  18. ^ "The Viridian". SkyscraperPage.com. Retrieved 2009-01-01. 
  19. ^ "One Nashville Place". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2009-01-01. 
  20. ^ "One Nashville Place". SkyscraperPage.com. Retrieved 2009-01-01. 
  21. ^ "Regions Center". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2009-01-01. 
  22. ^ "AmSouth Building". SkyscraperPage.com. Retrieved 2009-01-01. 
  23. ^ "Sheraton Nashville Downtown". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2009-01-01. 
  24. ^ "Nashville Sheraton Hotel". SkyscraperPage.com. Retrieved 2009-01-01. 
  25. ^ "SunTrust Building". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2009-01-01. 
  26. ^ "SunTrust Building". SkyscraperPage.com. Retrieved 2009-01-01. 
  27. ^ "Bank of America Plaza". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2009-01-01. 
  28. ^ "Bank of America Plaza". SkyscraperPage.com. Retrieved 2009-01-01. 
  29. ^ "Andrew Jackson Building". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2009-01-01. 
  30. ^ "Andrew Jackson Building". SkyscraperPage.com. Retrieved 2009-01-01. 
  31. ^ Cass, Michael (July 23, 2010). "Omni convention center hotel would reflect Nashville flavor". The Tennessean. Retrieved 2011-01-26. 
  32. ^ "Palmer Plaza". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2009-01-01. 
  33. ^ "Palmer Plaza". SkyscraperPage.com. Retrieved 2009-01-01. 
  34. ^ "Parkway Towers". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2009-01-01. 
  35. ^ "Parkway Towers". SkyscraperPage.com. Retrieved 2009-01-01. 
  36. ^ "Live | Giarratana Development | Nashville". Giarratana.com. Retrieved 2011-11-21. 
  37. ^ "West End Summit". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2009-01-01. 
  38. ^ "Work | Giarratana Development | Nashville". Giarratana.com. Retrieved 2011-11-21. 
  39. ^ http://www.emporis.com/building/12th-laurel-nashville-tn-usa.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  40. ^ "Stahlman Building". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2008-11-15.