List of tallest buildings in Nashville

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Skyline of Nashville in 2009

This list of the tallest buildings in Nashville ranks skyscrapers in Nashville, in the U.S. state of 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 505, which rises 545 feet (166 m).

Skyscrapers 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.[2] As of 2018, there are 125 completed high-rises in the city.[3]

Tallest buildings[edit]

AT&T Building, the tallest building in Nashville and Tennessee
Fifth Third Center
Tennessee Tower
Pinnacle at Symphony Place

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]
2 505 543 166 45 2018 Tallest residential building in Tennessee.[5][6][7][8]
3 Fifth Third Center 490 149 31 1986 Originally known as the Third National Financial Center.[9][10]
4 Bridgestone Tower 460 140 30 2017 Started construction 2015. Bridgestone Americas HQ[11]
5 William R. Snodgrass Tennessee Tower 452 138 31 1970 Originally the National Life Center.[12][13]
6 The Pinnacle at Symphony Place 417 127 29 2010 [14]
7 Life & Casualty Tower 409 125 30 1957 This building is commonly referred to as the L & C Building[15][16]
8 Nashville City Center 402 123 27 1988 [17][18]
9 James K. Polk State Office Building 392 119 24 1981 [19][20]
10 JW Marriott Nashville 386 118 33 2018 Topped out on October 11, 2017, and set to open mid-2018.[21][22]
11 Renaissance Nashville Hotel 385 117 31 1987 [23][24]
12 Viridian Tower 378 115 31 2006 [25][26]
13 One Nashville Place 359 109 25 1985 [27][28]
14 UBS Tower 354 108 28 1974 [29][30]
15 The SoBro 345 105 33 2016 [31][32][33]
16 Westin Hotel 321 98 27 2016 [34][35][36]
17 222 2nd Avenue South 326 99 25 2017 [37][38]
18 Sheraton Nashville Downtown 300 91 27 1975 [39][40]
=19 SunTrust Building 292 89 20 1967 [41][42]
=19 Bank of America Plaza 292 89 20 1977 [43][44]
20 Skyhouse Nashville 289 88 25 2017 [45][46][47]
21 Andrew Jackson State Office Building 286 87 17 1969 [48][49]
22 ICON in the Gulch 282 86 22 2008 [50]
23 Twelve Twelve 270 82 23 2014 [51]
=24 Omni Nashville Hotel 269 82 23 2013 [52]
=24 Encore 269 82 21 2008 [53]
=24 Palmer Plaza 269 82 18 1986 [54][55]
25 HCA Parallon & SCRI headquarters 267 81 16 2016 [56][57][58]
26 Parkway Towers 261 80 21 1968 [59][60]

Tallest under construction or approved[edit]

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
Fifth & Broadway - Residential 350 110 34 2019 [61]
Fifth & Broadway - Commercial 300 91 26 2019 [62]
Endeavor 322 98 26 2018 Mixed-use tower anchored by Whole Foods[63][64][65]

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 [2]
The Stahlman 211 Union Street 1908–1957 180 55 12 [66]
Life & Casualty Tower 401 Church Street 1957–1970 409 125 30 [15]
William R. Snodgrass Tennessee Tower 312 Rosa L. Parks Boulevard 1970–1986 452 138 31 [12]
Fifth Third Center 424 Church Street 1986–1994 490 149 31 [9]
AT&T Building 333 Commerce Street 1994–present 617 188 32 [1]

References[edit]

General
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Specific
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