The Sobro Neighborhood is one of the eight Downtown Nashville neighborhoods.
Sobro is bordered on the north by the Shelby Street Pedestrian Bridge (Shelby Avenue) and the core of downtown Nashville, to the west by the Gulch, to the south by I-40, and to the east by the Cumberland River as well as parts of the Rolling Mill Hill and Rutledge Hill Neighborhoods.
Sobro encompasses eight city blocks and is one of Nashville's fastest changing neighborhoods. Currently there are plans in the works for the building of a new convention center as well as a ton more urban developments.
It's centerpiece is the Hall of Fame Park and centered around the park you will see some of Nashville's most impressive buildings including the stunning Schemerhorn Symphony Center, the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, and the Bridgestone Arena, home to the Nashville Visitors Center. One block to the north is Lower Broadway where you will find Nashville's Honky-Tonk district.
The southern end of Sobro is still mainly an old underdeveloped business area, with quite a few SOB's, but as every year goes by the Sobro Neighborhood garners more and more residents, renovation, and renewal that's heading from the north to the south end of Sobro.
A local business owner in the Sobro neighborhood once said that having a business Sobro was like having a neighborhood bar and waiting for the neighborhood to arrive. We think that Sobro is well on it's way to becoming one of Nashville's hottest downtown communities.
Schermerhorn Symphony Center (photos)
Country Music Hall of Fame (photos)
In the Neighborhood:
Entertainment - Bridgestone Arena, Schermerhorn Symphony Center,3rd and Lindsley, Howell Park, Sixth Avenue Skate Park, Rocketown
Dining - Sobro Grill,Past Perfect, Hot Diggity Dogs, Flyte World Dining & Wine, Sole Mio, The Palm
Retail & Business - TomKats, Bass Berry & Sims, Downtown Hilton, Drury Hotel, Frugel McDougals Wine & Liquor, Nashville Rescue Mission,
Condos & Rentals - The Encore, Market Street Apartments
Clubs - Fuse, The Muse, Menages, Arrow, Kiss After Hours, Christies
Historical - Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame, Musicians Hall of Fame, Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum, Shelby Street Pedestrian Bridge, Gateway Bridge (Korean Veterans)
Churches - Holy Trinity, Ame Church, First Baptist
Downtown Nashville Neighborhoods