A request was filed for an overall height modification for properties located at 215 & 217 3rd Avenue North. Once approved, the request will add an additional ten floors for a 16-story mixed-use development. The request was submitted by STG Design. Here’s the quick rundown:
- What’s Now: Parking Garage & Lot
- What’s Next: Mixed-Use Development
- Architect: STG Design
- Capacity: Proposed Residential Mixed-use
Situated centrally into what was once the “Wall Street of the South”, ‘Bankers Alley’ has a storied past which dates back to the 1800’s.
Overall, Bankers Alley is located between 2nd & 4th Avenues North. However, the proposed mixed-use development includes the two properties between 3rd Ave. N and Printers Alley.
The diagram above shows the open-air retail within Bankers Alley in yellow. Printers Alley is to the left and 3rd Avenue North is to the right. The proposed development fronts 3rd Ave North and introduces a new iconic arch into Bankers alley. The development will flank Bankers Alley by what is currently a parking garage to the North & parking lot to the South. That can be seen in the images below.
View along 3rd Avenue North
View looking towards 3rd Ave. N from Printers Alley.
Printers Alley also has a rich history and is a Nashville mainstay. The conceptual plans for Bankers Alley mixed-use development appears to compliment that history. Taking inspiration from the existing architecture and open-air retail on the ground level reinforces the existing character of the alley. The images below show how the Bankers Alley development will extend the activation of Printers Alley.
View of Bankers Alley from 3rd Avenue
View within Banker’s Alley looking North. Printer’s Alley is to the left.
View within Banker’s Alley looking South. Printer’s Alley is to the right.
The development is scheduled to appear on the 10/14/2021 Metro Planning agenda. Be sure to subscribe for more on this and other developments In & Around Nashville!