Hume Fogg Magnet High School

Hume-Fogg Magnet High School

In 1855, Nashville’s first public school, Hume High School, opened at the corner of Eighth Avenue and Broad Street. Nashville’s second public school, Fogg High School, opened in 1875 on the same property facing Broad. The schools combined as Hume-Fogg High School on the same site in 1912. As a part of the 1982 desegregation…

Historic Metro Courthouse

Historic Metro Courthouse

The Metro Nashville/Davidson County Courthouse is more than just a historic building – it is the central “nerve center” for city government, housing the mayor’s office, the Metro Council’s chambers, and city and county courts. Completed in 1936, the courthouse anchors the public square overlooking the Cumberland River. The 247,400 square-foot building, which comprises 11…

Fifth Third Center

Fifth Third Center

Located at the corner of Fifth Avenue and Church Street, the Fifth Third Center is a Class A, 490,281-square-foot office tower that has a great past and an even greater future. The 31-story (490-feet) building was designed by Eugene Kohn, principal of world-renowned architecture firm Kohn Pedersen Fox, and completed in 1986. Its amenities include…

Bridgestone Arena

Bridgestone Arena

Bridgestone Arena opened in December 1996 and has hosted more than 13 million guests. It is Nashville’s number one venue for large-scale musical productions, as well as one of the nation’s most highly-acclaimed entertainment and sports venues. Seating capacity is approximately 20,000 for concerts, 19,395 for basketball and 17,113 for Nashville Predators games. Formerly known…

Capacity and Expandability

Capacity for Expansion

Nashville DES main heating and cooling Plant provided 333 million pounds of steam and 60 million ton hours of chilled water last year… to provide customers heating and cooling to their individual requirements.  Plus, the system has ADDITIONAL CAPACITY and opportunities for system expansion in order to serve new customers that want to be part…

Hyatt Place

District Energy Provides Key Benefits to Numerous High-Profile Nashville Properties

    The Music City Center and Hyatt Place Nashville Downtown have helped change the Nashville landscape. Perhaps not as evident—at least from the outside—is the fact that both properties are customers of the Metro Nashville District Energy System (DES). For facilities such as these, district energy offers a more space-efficient alternative to stand-alone heating…