Work slated to start on Salemtown project

Residential building is latest in series of North Nashville infill developments

On-site construction is slated to start within one week on Sixth & Garfield, the latest in a series of urban infill projects that are redefining both Germantown and Salemtown in North Nashville.

Developer Robin York was expected to get a building permit for the five-unit residential building by today, according to Roy Dale, chief executive officer of Dale & Associates, which has handled engineering and planning efforts for the project.

“There will be various green elements to the development,” said Dale, who serves as chairman of the Metro Stormwater Management Committee and is the founder of Earthcredits, a Nashville-based nonprofit. “For example, it will have pervious pavement and rain gardens.”

Sixth & Garfield will be built on a currently empty lot at the southeast corner of the Sixth Avenue and Garfield Street intersection. One block to the east, Jim Creason’s Fifth & Garfield (read more here) is almost completed.

In Germantown, SWH Residential Partners will soon begin work on the $40 million Werthan Flats (read more here) on Fifth Avenue, while Michael Roos is making progress on his mixed-use project at Fourth Avenue and Madison Street.