Woolworth on 5th

Adaptive Reuse
About This Project

Location:  Nashville, TN

Architect:  GHP Environmental + Architecture

Photographer: Woolworth on 5th

About:  Woolworth on 5th is a renovation of an existing concrete building. The building was the site of civil rights activities in Nashville and this project renovated the first floor to a restaurant similar to the original. The structural aspects included a new NES vault below the front sidewalk, the addition of a stairwell the required cutting several concrete girders that spanned the entire width of the building, adding to a mezzanine and adding a new elevator to the building.