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Industrial Revolution: How Marathon Village became creative district, top tourist attraction

by Abby White | Dec 17, 2012
In the past decade, residential and commercial developments have rapidly spread through nearly every neighborhood in the city limits, forever changing the Nashville skyline. Many of the historic structures that give Nashville character find themselves dwarfed by modern high-rises and parking garages, or worse, bulldozed into oblivion.

But in an otherwise nondescript patch of land just northwest of downtown, one man has protected the destiny of Marathon Village, a historic complex of buildings that is a familiar sight to anyone who’s driven by on Interstate 40’s downtown loop.

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