Nashville Ranks 4th in Cultural Vitality

Real Estate Agent with Benchmark Realty

Nashville has certainly evolved in many interesting ways over the years.  It has been such a privilege to live here and watch the changes.  I can't believe it has only been since the early 1980's that the Second Avenue/Broadway area has been so popular. 

Recently the Metro Arts Commission completed a study showing Nashville to be the 4th Highest City in Cultural Vitality.  They looked at the number of artists in all area, music, design, fine art and the number of businesses and venues related to the arts, and these influences put Nashville 4th behind New York, LA, and Washington DC.  You can see the article here.

In January 2008, ranked Nashville as the No. 3 best city in terms of cultural amenities behind New York City and San Francisco.  It is nice that people are taking note of the tremendous cultural options we have in Nashville; music of all kinds, including the amazing Schermerhorn Symphony Hall; fine art from the Frist to the local galleries; dance; theatre; sports of all kinds.

You can see the list of the many awards that Nashville has recently been awarded here.

I have often heard people who move or visit here talk about the creative vibe, creative culture they feel in this city.  That in their home states or cities, creativity is dead, business is down, and the city feels asleep or without energy.  In the Nashville area, there is large business growth as well as continued entrepreneurial growth.  The vibe is healthy and alive and people are drawn to it. 

Come and join us here in Nashville, TN.  Visit Franklin and enjoy the fun and creative energy here too.

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This posting and the contents written here are the intellectual property and opinions of Monica Neubauer. Monica is a Realtor with Benchmark Realty in Brentwood, TN. She provides real estate services to clients in the Nashville area, including Nashville, Franklin, Brentwood, Spring Hills, Thompsons Station,  and other areas in the Middle Tennessee Region. You can contact her by calling 615-568-8384 or visit .

Comments (1)

Robert Dirienzo
HABITEC Home and Building Inspections, LLC - Franklin, TN
Home Inspections - Nashville TN

Very nice post and information Monica.  I have lived here for 10 years now and moving to Nashville was one of the best decisions I ever made.  All the cultural vitality and amenities you mentioned combined with a mild climate and lower cost of living make Middle Tennessee a great place to live, work and play!

Thank you,

Richard Acree

HABITEC Home and Building Inspections, LLC

Dec 04, 2010 08:16 PM