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Changes to Old Convention Center Could Fix Nashville's Parking Problems - Eric Alvarez

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Plans to re-invent the old convention center include 1,800 new parking spaces, which promises to make things easier for downtown visitors and workers like singer-songwriter Hali Hicks.

A lot of time there's not a lot of meters available so we go to the library garage, Hicks said.  Everybody that I know that's a musician parks there."

On Thursday, the Convention Center Authority announced plans to re-develop the old convention center on 5th Avenue and Broadway, and add new parking spaces.

That would be great, Hicks said.  I would love that."

While a new parking garage promises to help a lot of Broadway workers, it could also make things easier for Broadway visitors

"I think it'll definitely help the parking situation, said Sarah Shillinglaw, Nashville Predators fan.

 We usually try to park just on an open road where there's open parking, Shillinglaw said.  It's just first come first serve.  It's usually hit or miss."

Instead, the new development right across the street from Bridgestone Arena could soon have a lot more openings, as well a new attraction to Broadway a 52,600 square-foot space for the National Museum of African American Music, which Hicks says is only going to make lower Broadway a better place to play.

There are so many different genres of Nashville and I think that's what makes it Music City, Hicks said.  That's what makes it so great."

These plans are all a part of a memorandum of understanding between the Convention Center Authority and Spectrum/Emery Development. 

Plans also include more than 840,000 square feet of office space and 244 thousand square feet of space for new businesses.

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