About SPNA

The Sylvan Park Neighborhood Association (SPNA) is the collective community voice for addressing neighborhood issues such as zoning, security, beautification, traffic, metropolitan services, and environment.

SPNA members meet on the second Monday of each month at 7 p.m. in the Senior Renaissance Center of Cohn Adult Learning Center at 4805 Park Avenue.

About Sylvan Park

Welcome to Sylvan Park! We hope you love this neighborhood as much as we do. Take a look at our Frequently Asked Questions for newcomers to learn more.

Sunday, March 09, 2008

Metro Historical Commission nominations open through April 18

From the Metropolitan Historical Commission:


The Metropolitan Historical Commission is pleased to announce a call for nominations for the 2008 Preservation Awards. The public is invited to submit any pre-1958 building or structure in Davidson County that has been restored, rehabilitated, or carefully maintained over time. Infill construction (new construction in historic districts) is also eligible.

Categories for nominations include:

  • Residential: Single family
  • Residential: Multi-family
  • Commercial Buildings
  • Religious Properties
  • Engineering and Industrial Structures
  • Educational and Institutional
  • Infill (new construction located within a context of historic architecture)

Nominations will be judged on their architectural merit and/or historical interest, soundness of condition, creativity in adaptation for contemporary use, and sensitivity to historic architectural character. Winners receive an awards certificate and plaque to display on the winning properties. All nominated properties will be featured in an awards ceremony on Thursday, May 29, where the winners will be announced.

Nomination forms are available through the Metro Historical Commission website or by calling the Metro Historical Commission at (615) 862-7970. Completed forms are due April 18.

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