Assisted with the funding of The New Nashville: A Study of the Impacts of Historic Preservation Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County.
In 2018, an economic impact study of historic preservation policies and activities in Nashville was funded by a pricate telecommunications company as part of mitigation effots. The Metropolitan Historical Commission (MHC) guided the scope of work for the study, including analysis o impacts on downtown revitilization, property values and neighborhood stability, heritage and cultural tourism, sustainable and Smart Growth, employment and jobs, and social impacts. This analysis evaluates and draws conclusions on the impact o preservation in Nashville, more specifically within the 1963 city boundaries that existed prior to the Metro consolidation. The MHC selected PlaceEconomics, a Washington, D.C.-based consulting firm with extensive experience conducting similar studies, to complete the project. The New Nashville: A Study of the Impacts of Historic Preservation Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County was finalized in May 2019.