New Nashville Symphony Hall

Slated for completion in September 2006, Nashville's proposed Schermerhorn Symphony Hall is on track, with groundbreaking slated for this December.
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Slated for completion in September 2006, Nashville's proposedSchermerhorn Symphony Hall is on track, with groundbreaking slated forthis December. The neoclassical design, clad in limestone and featuringa 180-foot-long colonnade facing Nashville's Gateway Park, waspresented by architect David Schwarz (Washington, D.C.) and acousticianPaul Scarbrough of Akustiks (South Norwalk, Conn.). According to astudy released in late May, the 1,900-seat, $120 million project willgenerate $19.9 million in local economic impact in its first year.