Infrastructure upgrades along Clarksville Pike & Ashland City HWY have been in full swing in recent months. However, new development activity is also on the rise. ‘Ashland & Clarksville Pike’ is a new mixed-use development located near the split between Ashland City Hwy & Clarksville Pike.
The property is primarily a wooded site, however, it is bounded by a newly proposed 400 unit mixed-use development, an existing shopping center, a NES Substation, and YMCA. The adjacent properties can be seen in the image below.
A request has been submitted to rezone from SCN to SP zoning for the property. Once approved, the request will permit a mixed-use development on the 20.67 acres site. The request was made by Smith Gee Studio on behalf of the Owner, here’s the quick rundown:
Ashland & Clarksville Pike
- What’s Now: Wooded Site
- What’s Next: Mixed-use Development
- Developer: LeftBank Holdings
- Address: 0 Ashland City Highway
- Architect: Smith Gee Studio
- Engineer: Catalyst Design Group
- Capacity 550 Units, Retail, & Amenities
- Council District 02 – Kyonzte Toombs
The purpose of the SP application is to permit a mixed-use development built in one phase. Overall the development proposes 550 units. It will include a mix of neighborhood-serving commercial, residential workforce housing, and common residential amenities. According to the plan, the area will be regulated in (3) sub districts in order to best respond to the adjacent zoning & intensity planned for Clarksville Pike and Ashland City Hwy. All proposed uses prohibit Short Term Rental Properties.
District 1 is located along Ashland City HWY and includes 10,000 SF of non-residential uses and a max building height of 4-stories. District 2 is located along Clarksville Pike, has 20,000 SF of non-residential uses and a max building height of 4-stories. District 3, which is interior of the property, is all residential with a max height of 3 stories.
The development will feature a well thought out open space network and pedestrian experience. The image above provides context in relation to Pedestrians, the built environment, and cars. The development will create a new connector road between Ashland City HWY and Clarksville Pike. The site is also along the Route 22 WeGo Transit Bus Route.
The extensive open space network will connect pedestrians to multiple outdoor amenities. Some of the open space amenities include the following:
- A walking trail network
- Rain Garden Plaza
- Community Green
- Dog Park
- Elevated Boardwalk
- Kids Play Area and Active play Areas.
The images below provide a glimpse into the proposed commercial space and open space characteristics. The development is scheduled for the 6/9/2022 Metro Planning Agenda.
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