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West End Neighborhood

West End Neighborhood transforms with new green spaces

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.

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Learn about progress in West End Neighborhood in September newsletter

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.

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Learn about progress in West End Neighborhood in August 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.

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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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Learn about progress in West End Neighborhood in June newsletter

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.

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Address changes in West End Neighborhood take effect July 1

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.

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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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Learn about progress in West End Neighborhood in April newsletter

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.  

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Learn about progress in West End Neighborhood in March newsletter

Mar. 14, 2019—Check out the live construction camera, download the VandySafe app, and get updates on construction, parking and mobility in the March issue of the West End Neighborhood e-newsletter.

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Learn about progress in West End Neighborhood in January newsletter

Jan. 7, 2019—Check out the live construction camera, download the VandySafe app, and get updates on construction, parking and mobility in the January 2019 issue of the West End Neighborhood e-newsletter.

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Learn about faculty roles in residential colleges at Dec. 4 event

Nov. 30, 2018—Faculty who are interested in serving in residential or programmatic roles within the university’s residential college system are invited to an open house Dec. 4 at the dean’s residence on The Ingram Commons.

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Parking and roadways to close in West End Neighborhood

Nov. 30, 2018—Many parking lots within the West End Neighborhood will close permanently over winter break, including fraternity and sorority lots, as the area transforms to become more accessible and pedestrian-centric.

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