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This Rare Footage In The 1950s Shows Nashville Like You’ve Never Seen Before

I love Nashville – you’re here, so you most likely love Nashville, too. As you’re wandering downtown, with the hefty skyscrapers and stunning southern architecture, do you know the stories behind the walls? We found this neat video on the historic hotels that dot downtown, taking up blocks with their spiraling stairwells and decorative window panelings. This video of Nashville in the 1950s spanning to the early twentieth century, is one bit of history you can’t miss.

What do you remember about Nashville in the 1950s and beyond?

Meghan O'Brien
Meghan is a Tennessee transplant wildly in love with Music City. She’s quite the fan of snobby coffee, late night diner dates and the unnecessary hair flip.