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Music Row Community Meetings

Working Toward a Music Row Code

Planners and community members continue to discuss a possible updated zoning code which would address Music Row's unique nature.

Music Row Detailed Design Plan provides future direction

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The Planning Commission approved the Plan on December 9, 2016.

Read the Music Row Detailed Design Plan

Possible tools and incentives discussed at District Summit

photo of speaker and audience at meetingTax credits and a separate Music Row Code were key topics at the Music Row Cultural Industry District Summit on October 6, where preservationists, planners, and Music Row stakeholders shared their thoughts on possible directions for Music Row’s future.  The slides below outline those and other topics.

The Summit was hosted by the National Trust for Historic Preservation, Music Row Neighborhood Association, Metro Planning Department, and Metro Historical Commission, with additional support from the Arts and Business Council.  Presenters included Carolyn Brackett and Tom Mayes of the National Trust for Historic Preservation; Doug Sloan and Stephanie McCullough of the Metro Planning Department; and Music Row Neighborhood Association chair Eddie Robba.

Meeting agenda

Powerpoint presentation

Summary of recommendations

"How the arts and culture sector catalyzes economic vitality" - a report from the American Planning Assn.

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Presentations and other materials from previous community meetings

January 11

December 2

November 10

October 26

Results of previous survey

During the November 10 community meeting, participants were asked to provide guidance to Planning Staff by prioritizing issues presented in seven categories. Results of that survey were presented at the December 2 public meeting.

"Finding Focus" Survey Results

Other surveys will be conducted as the plan moves forward. You can also email us your thoughts and comments.

Draft report on Music Row's history

"Telling Music Row's Story" was prepared by the Music Industry Coalition and the National Trust for Historic Preservation.