Friday, September 09, 2011

Historic Nashville, Inc announces the Nashville Nine winners in Salemtown

With Salemtown's historic Fehr School as their backdrop, the preservation non-profit Historic Nashville, Inc announced its list of endangered buildings in Nashville this morning.

Historic Nashville, Inc. with the announcement

Melissa Wyllie reads the list of endangered buildings, which includes Fehr

Besides Fehr School (1924), other north-by-northwest Nashville buildings to make the nine included:

  • Hughes House (c. 1870), 1724 Jefferson St
  • TSU Hale Stadium and Field House (1953), 3500 John A. Merritt Blvd

For the entire list, keep checking Historic Nashville, Inc's website today.

At this morning's press conference, Fehr School's pivotal role in the Nashville Plan to desegregate public schools in September 1957 was mentioned several times. I shared that story here on Enclave in 2009:


  1. Thanks so much for keeping us up to date on the neighborhood news!

  2. I am sorry I was unable to attend this important announcement due to the death and funeral of my Mom. However, I am very supportive and will do whatever possible to be a part of this effort.