East Nashville is a neighborhood/area east of downtown in Nashville, Tennessee. It is a mixed-use neighborhood of residential areas and businesses side by side. The main neighborhood can be divided into two sections, Smaller East Nashville and Great East Nashville and within these divisions like sub-neighborhoods. The sub-neighborhoods of East Nashville include East End, Historic Edgefield, Lockland Springs and others. East Nashville has a progressive and welcoming atmosphere finished off with a creative and artistic flair. In its early history, it was considered a rough part of town. Today, it is vibrant, eclectic and working on gentrification. In recent years it has become one of Nashville’s most desirable neighborhood attracting a diverse mix of liberal-minded urban artists and professionals. The neighborhood is a wonderful mix of quaint houses, modern residential developments, art galleries, coffee shops, offices and businesses and has the distinct advantage of being highly walkable or bikeable.
The neighborhood spans approximately 20.5 square miles of virtually all land area. In 2010, the average estimated value of detached homes in East Nashville was $172,097 and the average estimated price of townhomes was $111,336. By 2013, the population of the neighborhood was about 63,945, the population density was about 3,114 people per square mile and the average household size was 2.4 people per household. In the same year, the median household income was about $36,000 and the median gross rent was $612.
The neighborhood is looking to the future and designing/renovating itself for pedestrian use, for use of mass transit and for style and functionality. The city and this neighborhood have a number of fine parks that offer a variety of amenities. Among these is the city’s newest park, Cumberland Park, as well as East Park, Cornelia Fort Air Park, Shelby Park and more. Art is a part of the neighborhood and residents can find it at galleries like Art & Invention and Garage Mahal. Unique shops like The Hip Zipper and Idea Hatchery and Olive & Sinclair Chocolate Company dot the area.
Renovations in progress are a common sight in this neighborhood and continue to breathe new life into the area. Cottages with neat and tidy landscaping are common as well as re-purposed buildings converted to apartments and condominiums. Homes for sale come in a variety of sizes and styles to suit the needs of potential buyers. Other real estate options include apartments, condominiums, townhomes and more for sale, lease or rent. To begin your home search in the unique neighborhood of East Nashville, call friendly local real estate agent Pauline Charlton at 615 482 2257. Do not wait to find the place that you can call home.
Some examples of East Nashville Homes