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Carmichael Towers

What’s On My Mind: Making way for something new

Jul. 24, 2019—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos explores what Saturday's implosion means for Vanderbilt's bold pursuit of its vision for residential colleges.

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Road closures, blast perimeter for Carmichael Tower 3 implosion this Saturday

Jul. 23, 2019—Ahead of the implosion of Carmichael Tower 3 this Saturday at 9 a.m., West End Avenue from 23rd Avenue to 25th Avenue will close beginning at 8 a.m., and a blast perimeter will be established around the implosion site to keep members of the community at a safe distance. Watch a video livestream of the implosion beginning at 8:30 a.m. at vu.edu/towers.

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Watch Nashville firefighters train in Vanderbilt’s Carmichael Tower 4

Jul. 18, 2019—Nashville firefighters deployed hoses, operated ladders, forced open doors and practiced search-and-rescue tactics when they took part in a unique training opportunity at Vanderbilt's 14-story Carmichael Tower 4 residence hall in June.

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Vanderbilt announces plan to demolish towers on West End Avenue

Jun. 24, 2019—Vanderbilt University will bring down one of its tallest campus buildings when it conducts a controlled implosion of the Carmichael West Tower 3 residence hall on Saturday, July 27. The implosion of the 14-story tower is scheduled for 9 a.m. A livestream of the event will be available at vu.edu/towers.

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Vanderbilt, Nashville Fire Department team up for unique training opportunity at university’s Carmichael Towers

Jun. 17, 2019—More than 800 Nashville firefighters from across Davidson County will participate in a unique training opportunity on the Vanderbilt campus June 18-29, when they conduct high-rise fire response drills in the university’s Carmichael West Tower 4 residence hall, slated for demolition later this summer.

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