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West End Neighborhood

Address changes in West End Neighborhood to take effect July 1

Jun. 18, 2019—As part of FutureVU, the West End Neighborhood continues its transformation of a park-like community atmosphere. The restructuring of this area caused 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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Road closure at Vanderbilt Place and 24th Avenue South

Nov. 13, 2018—Ongoing construction and utility work in the West End Neighborhood will close Vanderbilt Place at the 24th Avenue South intersection. The closure is scheduled to begin on Monday, Nov. 19.

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Provost-appointed committee releases programmatic vision for residential colleges

May. 7, 2018—A renewed programmatic vision for Vanderbilt's residential college system broadens and enriches the residential education experience for students, faculty and staff.

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New initiatives announced to boost Vanderbilt’s international reach, profile

Apr. 23, 2018—Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente has announced strategic initiatives to strengthen the university’s global reach, to be paired with an international strategy developed by the Division of Communications.

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Expedited construction timeline for Greek Row modifies West End Neighborhood project

Mar. 19, 2018—The West End Neighborhood project has accelerated its timeline by a year and a half for construction of five houses and a community event house.

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Blasting for new residential college begins Feb. 12; will affect traffic on West End Avenue

Feb. 11, 2018—Construction crews working at the site of the new residential college in the West End neighborhood will begin blasting on Monday, Feb. 12. Blasting is expected to continue through the end of March.

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