Germantown is one of Nashville’s oldest suburbs. Established in the 1850’s, the name was accredited to the Europeans who settled in the area. Initially, the neighborhood was developed with large beautiful brick townhomes nestled neck to quaint worker’s cottages. It was one of the earliest examples of a mixed-use community with a diverse population.
The first set of restoration to Germantown began in the 1970’s with two historic churches. In 1979, the suburb became a Registered Historic District. Today, the area is roughly an 18 block area home where developers are careful to maintain the neighborhoods original character.
Families and individuals can enjoy a walk through the streets taking in an amalgamation of new, historical, and industrial buildings. The charming area comprises of fashion boutiques, spas, premier restaurants, bars, and coffee shops.