West End Neighborhood
Nov. 7, 2019—To complete the rest of the structural work for the planned 20-story West End Tower, the crane needs an extension. Construction hours will change this weekend, with work beginning at 7 a.m. on Saturday. If the work is not completed on Saturday, work on the crane will begin again at 7 a.m. on Sunday.
Oct. 31, 2019—The Vanderbilt Facilities department will host a town hall discussing the West End Neighborhood project on Thursday, Nov. 7, from 5 to 6 p.m. in the Carmichael Towers East Lounge.
Oct. 22, 2019—Beginning Oct. 21, Vanderbilt Place will be closed east of 24th Avenue. Pedestrian traffic should use the north sidewalk on Vanderbilt Place between 24th Avenue and West Side Row until further notice.
Oct. 18, 2019—The West End Neighborhood is celebrating another milestone with the opening of the Zeta Tau Alpha and National Pan-Hellenic Council houses located on the new Kensington Promenade. The community is invited to attend a special grand opening ceremony for the NPHC house today, Oct. 18, at 5:30 p.m.
Sep. 24, 2019—The Vanderbilt community can now enjoy new green spaces in the West End Neighborhood featuring pedestrian- and bike-friendly pathways as well as grassy areas ideal for studying, relaxing and hosting outdoor gatherings.
Sep. 5, 2019—The West End Neighborhood is quickly transforming, as areas such as the Kensington beautification and the new Commons/Lawn are completed. Read about upcoming milestones and more in the September newsletter.
Aug. 2, 2019—Over the summer months rapid progress was made in the West End Neighborhood. Read about upcoming milestones, student move-in plan, events and more.
Jun. 27, 2019—Summer 2019 is an exciting time for the university and its students, faculty, staff and alumni, as rapid progress is being made in the West End Neighborhood. Read about upcoming milestones including the Carmichael Tower 3 implosion, fall move-in and more.
Jun. 18, 2019—As part of FutureVU, the West End Neighborhood continues its transformation into a park-like community atmosphere. The restructuring of this area has necessitated the renumbering of Greek Row houses.
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.
Apr. 11, 2019—This month's issue features information about ongoing construction activity in the neighborhood and plans for the upcoming end-of-year events such as finals, Commencement and move-out.