151 First Avenue, Nashville’s Second Tallest Tower

SCB is leading the design for 151 First Avenue, a mixed-use five-star hotel and condominium project in Nashville.

“The building’s street presence was a major design driver for the podium,” said SCB Principal Devon Patterson. “As a backdrop to the Ascend Amphitheater, the ground floors needed to enhance the pedestrian experience of the area. We wanted to create a design that embodied the ethos of Nashville and its music culture, and were drawn to the iconic image of an acoustic guitar; well-crafted of fine materials, the instrument’s aesthetic properties parallel the architectural qualities of the podium.”

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