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This list of the tallest buildings in Nashville ranks skyscrapers in Nashville, in the U.S. state of Tennessee, by height. The tallest building in the city and the state is the AT&T Building, which rises 617 feet (188 m) in downtown Nashville and was completed in 1994. The second-tallest skyscraper in the city is 505, which rises 522 feet (159 m).

High-rise buildings first appeared in Nashville with the construction of the First National Bank Building, now the Downtown Courtyard Hotel, in 1905; this building rises 168 feet (51 m) and 12 floors. As of February 2021, there are 162 completed high-rises in the city. Twenty high-rises have been completed in the past three years, with another twenty currently in construction, fifteen approved, and another 25 high-rises approved and proposed. Nashville has demonstrated quick approval of many major projects, such as One22One. It was announced in February 2019, with the previous building demolished and ground breaking expected in September 2019.

Tallest buildings

This list ranks Nashville skyscrapers completed or structurally topped out that stand at least 260 feet (80 m), based on standard height measurement.

Rank Name Image Height
feet
Height
meters
Floors Year Primary Purpose Notes
1 AT&T Building AT&T Building Nashville, TN.jpg 617 188 33 1994 Office Tallest building in Tennessee. Previously named the BellSouth Building.
2 505 505 Nashville Tower.jpg 522 159 46 2018 Residential Tallest residential building in Tennessee.
3 Fifth Third Center Fifth Third Center Nashville.jpg 490 149 31 1986 Office Originally known as the Third National Financial Center.
4 Bridgestone Tower Bridgestone Americas HQ 1.jpg 460 140 30 2017 Office Started construction 2015. Bridgestone Americas HQ
5 William R. Snodgrass Tennessee Tower Tennessee Tower 2009.jpg 452 138 31 1970 Office Originally the National Life Center.
6 The Place at Fifth + Broadway The Place at Fifth+Broadway.jpg 433 132 34 2019 Residential Topped out. Tallest for-rent residential building in Tennessee.
7 The Pinnacle at Symphony Place Pinnacle at Symphony Place.jpg 417 127 29 2010 Office
8 Life & Casualty Tower Life & Casualty Tower, 2018.jpg 409 125 30 1957 Office This building is commonly referred to as the L & C Building
9 Conrad Hotel and Residences 406 124 35 2021 Under Construction: Structurally Topped Out Located at 1600 West End Avenue, in the Broadwest Development, this building will have a 14 floor hotel in addition to 220 condominiums
10 Nashville City Center Nashville City Center Tower.jpg 402 123 27 1988 Office
11 James K. Polk State Office Building James K Polk building 2009.jpg 392 119 24 1981 Office
12 JW Marriott Nashville JW Marriott Nashville 8-28-2019.jpg 386 118 34 2018 Hospitality
13 Renaissance Nashville Hotel Renaissance Hotel, Nashville.jpg 385 117 31 1987 Hospitality
14 Viridian Tower Viridian.jpg 378 115 31 2006 Residential
15 805 Lea 805 Lea Nashville Tower.jpg 370 110 30 2021 Under Construction: Structurally Topped Out Located in Nashville's SoBro District, will have a total of 354 residential units.
16 One Nashville Place One Nashville Place 2019.jpg 359 109 25 1985 Office
17 UBS Tower UBS Tower Nashville from Public Square Park.JPG 354 108 28 1974 Office
18 The SoBro The SoBro.jpg 345 105 33 2016 Residential
19 1200 Broadway 1200 Broadway Nashville Tower.jpg 344 105 27 2019 Residential Also known as Endeavor Tower
20 Amazon Tower 1 Amazon Tower 1 Nashville.jpg 340 100 22 2020 Office Located at 1010 Church Street, in the Nashville Yards Development, this is the first of two towers being developed for Amazon's Operations Center of Excellence.
21 Westin Hotel The Westin Nashville.jpg 337 103 27 2016 Hospitality
22 501 Commerce 331 101 26 2020 Office
23 222 2nd Avenue South 222 2nd Avenue South.jpg 326 99 25 2017 Office
24 Broadwest Office Tower Broadwest Office Tower.jpg 326 99 21 2021 Under Construction: Structurally Topped Out Located at 1600 West End Avenue, in the Broadwest development, this tower will offer 21 floors of class A office space.
25 Grand Hyatt Grand Hyatt Nashville Tower.jpg 320 98 25 2020 Hospitality Structurally topped out
=26 2012 West End Ave 2012 West End Ave Tower.jpg 300 91 25 2020 Under Construction: Structurally Topped Out Residential The tower will offer 358 rental apartments, a garage with 420 parking spaces and ground-level retail space spanning 5,500 square feet, according to the permit.
=26 Sheraton Nashville Downtown Sheraton Hotel Nashville Cropped.jpg 300 91 27 1975 Hospitality
=27 ServiceSource Tower 201 4th Ave N Nashville.jpg 292 89 20 1967 Office Formerly known as the SunTrust Building.
=27 Philips Plaza High-rises Downtown Nashville TN 2013-07-20 012.jpg 292 89 20 1977 Office
28 Skyhouse Nashville Skyhouse Nashville Tower.jpg 289 88 25 2017 Residential
29 Drury Plaza Hotel Drury Plaza Hotel Nashville.jpg 288 88 22 2019 Hospitality
30 Andrew Jackson State Office Building Andrew Jackson State Office Building.jpg 286 87 17 1969 Office
31 Kenect Nashville Kenect Nashville Apartment Tower.jpg 285 87 21 2019 Residential Opening date April 1, 2020
32 1222 Demonbreun at Gulch Union 1222 Demonbreun at Gulch Tower.jpg 284 87 20 2020 Office Structurally topped out
33 ICON in The Gulch ICON in the Gulch Nashville Tower.jpg 282 86 22 2008 Residential
34 Hyatt Centric 272 83 20 2021 Structurally Topped out Hospitality Located at 200 Molloy Street, in Nashville's SoBro District.
35 Twelve Twelve 1212 Nashville Tower.jpg 270 82 23 2014 Residential
=36 Omni Nashville Hotel Omni Hotel Nashville Tower.jpg 269 82 23 2013 Hospitality
=36 Encore Encore Nashville.jpg 269 82 21 2008 Residential
=36 Palmer Plaza Palmer Plaza 3.jpg 269 82 18 1986 Office
=36 AC Hotel, Residence Inn, and SpringHill Suites AC Hotel Nashville.jpg 269 82 21 2018 Hospitality
37 HCA Parallon & SCRI headquarters HCA Nashville Tower.jpg 267 81 16 2016 Office
38 Parkway Towers Parkway Towers, Nashville.jpg 261 80 21 1968 Office
39 The Joseph Nashville The Joseph Hotel Nashville.jpg 260 79 21 2019 Hospitality

Tallest under construction

Buildings approved that are currently under construction, in site prep, or demolition phase. Buildings listed are planned to rise above 260 feet (80 m) include:

Name Height
feet
Height
meters
Floors Year Status Primary Purpose Notes
Four Seasons Hotel and Residences 542 165 42 2021 Under Construction Hospitality/Residential Located at 151 First Avenue South, will offer 236 hotel rooms in addition to private residences.
Prime Giarratana 470 140 38 2022 Under Construction Residential located at 801 church st. Will have 350 residential units.
Alcove Giarratana 416 127 34 2022 Under Construction Residential Located at 900 Church Street.
Embassy Suites 380 120 31 2021 Under Construction Hospitality Located at 710 Demonbreun Street, Embassy Suites will have 506 rooms.
One22one 350 110 28 2022 Under Construction Office Located at 1221 Broadway. It will rise across the street from 1200 Broadway.
Regent Apartments 317 97 26 2021 Under Construction Residential Located near the northeast corner of the intersection of 19th avenue and Broadway
MGM Resorts 315 96 24 2022 on hold hospitality Put on hold due to Covid 19 but will continue excavation in 2021. Will rise adjacent to the newly built Grand Hyatt
Amazon Tower 2 305 93 20 2020 Under Construction Office Second of two towers, in the Nashville Yards Development, for Amazon's Operations Center of Excellence.
Vanderbilt Residential Tower 295 90 21 2020 Under Construction Residential Located on Vanderbilt campus, at the intersection of 25th and West End Avenues, this building will offer 340 residences.
Albion Nashville 272 83 21 2022 under construction residential Located at 645 Division St. It will house 432 residential units and will have 364 parking spaces
1 Hotel 265 81 18 2020 Under Construction Hospitality Located at 710 Demonbreun St, 1 Hotel will offer 215 rooms.

Tallest proposed or pending construction

These buildings have either been issued permits and approved, or buildings that are in its planning stage that stand 260 feet (80 m) using standard measurement.

Name Height
feet
Height
meters
Floors Year Status Primary Purpose Notes
Paramount Tower 750 230 65 2022 Proposed Residential Located at 600 Church Street, this development would bring a new tallest building for Nashville. The building, as proposed by Giarratana LLC, would replace what is currently Church Street Park.
531 Second 612 187 38 2023 proposed Office At 531 second ave. The Boston developer that is developing Four Seasons hotel wants to develop a two tower project.
1001 Church 600 180 40 2024 Proposed Office Located in the Nashville Yards Development, and adjacent to Amazon's Operactions Center of Excellence.
417 Seventh 510 160 39 2025 Proposed Mixed-Use located at 417 Seventh Ave S. A two tower project would take the place of One KVB tower which fell through.
Gulch Buckingham 480 150 38 2022 Proposed Residential Located at 701 12th Avenue South, this development is planned to offer 345 residential units.
Reed Tower 1 465 142 37 2023 Proposed Mixed used Located at 1525 Church Street, The Jim Reed redevelopment will have 6 towers over 20 stories. It will have 1.5 million square feet of office space, 100,000 square feet in retail, 1,000 residential units and 350 hotel rooms.
Circle South 460 140 30 2023 Approved Office Located at 410 8th avenue south. The design will be a leaning tower
531 Second 456 139 33 2023 Proposed Residential located at 531 Second ave.
Fairmont Hotel 450 140 36 2022 Approved Hospitality Located in Nashville's SoBro District, this development will offer approximately 700 hotel rooms.
Cummins Station Tower 1 440 130 34 2021 Proposed Residential First of four towers planned for Cummins Station Development. Tower 1 is planned to offer 333 residential units.
Cummins Station Tower 2 440 130 34 2021 Proposed Part of Cummins Station Development. No primary purpose has been announced, by the developer, for this building
Cummins Station Tower 3 410 120 31 2021 Proposed Part of Cummins Station Development. No primary purpose has been announced, by the developer, for this building
Cummins Station Tower 4 410 120 31 2021 Proposed Part of Cummins Station Development. No primary purpose has been announced, by the developer, for this building
Peabody Union 400 120 32 2023 Approved Residential Located at 30 Peabody Street, this Mill Hill area development is planned for a residential tower and an associated 6 floor office component.
350 Deaderick St. 384 117 33 2022 Proposed Office/Residential Current property is home to a 12 floor parking garage with some office space. Owner, Stoltz Real Estate Partners, plans to top this structure with a residential component.
Gulch Union 2 365 111 28 2022 Approved Hospitality/Residential Located at 1222 Demonbreun, Austin-based Endeavor Real Estate Group plans to add a residential tower to the already constructed adjacent office building.
Reed Tower 2 330 100 27 2023 Proposed Mixed used Located at 1525 Church Street, The Jim Reed redevelopment will have 6 towers over 20 stories. It will have 1.5 million square feet of office space, 100,000 square feet in retail, 1,000 residential units and 350 hotel rooms.
Reed Tower 3 330 100 27 2023 Proposed Mixed used Located at 1525 Church Street, The Jim Reed redevelopment will have 6 towers over 20 stories. It will have 1.5 million square feet of office space, 100,000 square feet in retail, 1,000 residential units and 350 hotel rooms.
Reed Tower 4 330 100 27 2023 Proposed Mixed used Located at 1525 Church Street, The Jim Reed redevelopment will have 6 towers over 20 stories. It will have 1.5 million square feet of office space, 100,000 square feet in retail, 1,000 residential units and 350 hotel rooms.
1601 Broadway 326 99 27 2022 Approved Office/Residential This Midtown mixed use tower is being proposed by the New York firm Scenic Investments.
417 Seventh 325 99 28 2025 Proposed Mixed-Use located at 417 Seventh Ave s.
Avalon 323 98 25 2022 Approved Residential located at 1719 Hayes st. Use to be planned as a 30 story building but it went under a design change causing the building to be smaller. Eyeing a 2021 Summer start
Reed Tower 5 320 98 26 2023 Proposed Mixed used Located at 1525 Church Street, The Jim Reed redevelopment will have 6 towers over 20 stories. It will have 1.5 million square feet of office space, 100,000 square feet in retail, 1,000 residential units and 350 hotel rooms.
810 Rosa Parks Blvd. 285 87 24 2021 Proposed Hospitality/Residential New Orleans-based HRI Properties plans to construct a tower on what is currently a surface parking lot.
Gibson Residences 278 85 21 2022 Approved Residential Located at 1117 Church Street.
Reed Tower 6 268 82 20 2023 Proposed Mixed used Located at 1525 Church Street, The Jim Reed redevelopment will have 6 towers over 20 stories. It will have 1.5 million square feet of office space, 100,000 square feet in retail, 1,000 residential units and 350 hotel rooms.

Timeline of tallest buildings

This lists buildings that once held the title of tallest building in Nashville. The first skyscraper in the city was the First National Bank Building, now the Courtyard Hotel, from 1905 until 1908.

Name Street address Years as tallest Height
feet
Height
meters
Floors Reference
First National Bank Building 170 Fourth Avenue North 1905–1908 170 52 12
The Stahlman 211 Union Street 1908–1957 180 55 12
Life & Casualty Tower 401 Church Street 1957–1970 409 125 30
William R. Snodgrass Tennessee Tower 312 Rosa L. Parks Boulevard 1970–1986 452 138 31
Fifth Third Center 424 Church Street 1986–1994 490 149 31
AT&T Building 333 Commerce Street 1994–present 617 188 32
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