Tennessee War Memorial (NRIS 100001822)

Address: 301 6th Ave. N, Nashville, Tennessee. County/parish: Davidson.

Added to the National Register of Historic Places November 16, 2017.

Also known as:

  • Memorial Building and Capitol Annex
  • War Memorial and Annex
  • War Memorial Auditorium

From Wikipedia:

War Memorial Auditorium (Nashville, Tennessee)
The War Memorial Auditorium is a 2,000-seat performance hall located in Nashville, Tennessee. Built in 1925, it served as home of the Grand Ole Opry during 1939-43. It is also known as the War Memorial Building, the Tennessee War Memorial, or simply the War Memorial. It is located across the street from, and is governed by, the Tennessee Performing Arts Center, and is also adjacent to the Tennessee State Capitol. It received an architectural award at the time of its construction, and was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2017. (read more...)

Architects:

  • Dougherty, Edward Emmett
  • McKim, Mead and White
  • Scholz, Leopold and Belle Kinney

National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/100001822

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