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On Christmas Day, 2020, a bomb tore through a section of historic downtown Nashville. This bomb left in its wake untold destruction to historically and architecturally significant buildings that make up the identity of a part of the downtown core. This area of the city was home not only to businesses and entertainment venues, but was also a vibrant neighborhood, home to an eclectic blend of artists, business people, and community leaders.

How can you help?

Together, The DISTRICT, Inc and Metro Historical Commission Foundation have created a fund to help restore the vitally important historic district of 2nd avenue. The funds will be used to help support structural assessments of and facade repairs to the irreplaceable historic buildings impacted by the explosion.


About The DISTRICT, Inc. 
The DISTRICT, Inc., is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation dedicated to the economic and community revitalization of three historic districts and their contiguous areas in downtown Nashville - Broadway, Second Avenue/Riverfront, and Printers Alley, collectively known as The DISTRICT. 

About Metro Historical Commission Foundation 
The Metro Historical Commission Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit friends group which assists the MHC in its efforts to identify, protect, study and interpret the rich history of Nashville. The Foundation was founded in 2013 to support activities of the Commission not covered in the City budget. The goal of the organization is to help preserve historic sites and educate residents and visitors about the city’s history and architecture. 

From the Press

News Channel 5 • March 1, 2021

News 2 Plus • February 28, 2021

News Channel 5 • February 25, 2021

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