5th Avenue facade
|Location||Between 4th and 5th Aves., Nashville, Tennessee|
|Area||5 acres (2.0 ha)|
|Architect||Edgefield & Nashville Co.|
|NRHP reference #||73001761|
|Added to NRHP||May 22, 1973|
Developed by Daniel Franklin Carter Buntin and designed by the Edgefield and Nashville Manufacturing Company, the Arcade opened as Nashville's first shopping center, replacing the former Overton Alley. Located between Fourth and Fifth avenues, the entrances consist of identical Palladian facades.
The Arcade is at the center of the downtown Nashville Arts District and houses a very vibrant arts community. The Downtown Nashville First Saturday Art Crawl is a monthly event that takes place the first Saturday of every month from 6pm to 9pm. and draws large crowds. All galleries participate in this fun event. There are seventeen galleries in the building including: 40AU – 69 Arcade; Andy Anh Ha Gallery – 83 Arcade; BelArt Studio & Gallery – 56 Arcade; Blend Studio – 79 Arcade; The COOP – 75 Arcade; Corvidae Collective – 11 Arcade (downstairs)- www.corvidaecolletive.net; Craig Brabson Fine Art Photography – 64A Arcade; Gallery 44 – 44 Arcade; Hannah Lane Gallery – 64 Arcade; L Gallery – 73 Arcade; Nostos Gallery – 58-60 Arcade; O Gallery – 42 Arcade; OPEN – 57 Arcade; Space – 61 Arcade; Studio 66 – 66 Arcade; UltraViolet Gallery & Photography – 59 Arcade; WAG – 77 Arcade
Other notable tenants include The Peach Cobbler Factory, Phillyman where you can enjoy an authentic Philly Cheese Steak, original New York-style pizza at Manny's House of Pizza, The Peanut Shop candy store and the Uptown Branch of the United States Postal Service, featuring an Art Deco facade.
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