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Beautification Projects

Metro Beautification & Environment Commission works with Metro Public Works and neighborhood associations to develop and implement sustainable beautification projects. For assistance with your neighborhood's project, please contact (615) 862-8418.

Brown's Creek Cleanup by South Nashville Action People (SNAP)

Brown's Creek cleanup volunteersRecent extreme temperatures delayed the project one week, but ultimately did not deter a group of volunteers from cleaning up Brown's Creek. On Saturday, July 7, volunteers from the South Nashville Action People (SNAP) neighborhood group removed several piles of debris and nearly "a whole car's worth of parts" from the creek!

Jubilee Bridge SignMayor Dean Joins Fisk, Meharry Presidents To Re-Dedicate Historic Jubilee Bridge

Ceremony on Monday, October 6 kicks off “Jubilee Day” events

Members of the JUMP organization and representatives from Fisk and Meharry worked closely with Metro to form the Jubilee Bridge Beautification Committee to revitalize the historic Jubilee Bridge, which serves as a gateway to both college campuses as well as surrounding residential and commercial neighborhoods. Metro Beautification & Environment, Metro Parks & Recreation, and Public Works combined resources to pressure wash and clean the bridge deck and railings, provide new landscaping and erect new streetscape signage. The ceremony was held at the north end of the bridge next to the new decorative Jubilee Bridge sign.

Historic Jubilee Bridge Photos

Planting Trees on Riverside DriveMetro Beautification Partners with Greater Nashville Association of Realtors to Restore Riverside Memorial Drive to its Former Glory

On March 29, 2007 Metro Beautification and GNAR planted Yoshino Cherry trees at two locations along Riverside Memorial Drive in East Nashville. The intersections of Riverside at Carter Avenue and Porter Avenue are home to three new trees at each location. Riverside Memorial Drive Project

Median Beautification ProjectNEON Partners with Teens on Beautification and Cleanup Projects

During June teens working with the NEON neighborhood group and Councilwoman Pam Murray completed a beautification project at the corner of Lischey Avenue and Cleveland Street. Lischey Avenue Medians Project

Roberts Avenue MedianEast Nashville Neighborhood works with Metro Public Works to Create Beautiful Medians

Metro Beautification and Metro Public Works assisted the neighbors on Roberts Avenue in East Nashville with a traffic safety project that turned into a median beautification project. Roberts Avenue Medians Project

Ribbon CuttingDonelson Gateway Beautification Project

The Donelson GatewayProject is a cooperative effort whose purpose is to create a landscaped “Gateway” to Donelson's Neighborhoods and Business District. The location of phase 1 of the project is on the SE quadrant of the Lebanon Road – Briley Parkway Interchange.