Friday, April 7, 2006

Nashville Skyline?

Posted By on Fri, Apr 7, 2006 at 4:00 AM

We’re used to being sneered at by Nashvillians. They’re superior to us in every way, don’t you know. Yet a recent meeting of Nashville’s Downtown Partnership included Memphian John Dudas, vice president and director of strategic planning for Belz Enterprises, which has done much to put Memphis’ downtown on the map. Speaking in a panel discussion, Dudas pointed out that “some cities are hurt by thir own success,” drawing more restaurants and bars than other types of retailers. But NDP’s director Tom Turner acknowledged that Nashville's downtown has a bigger problem. A lack of, well, people. “We’re not even close to where we need to be,” Turner said. He's got that right. To read more, go here.

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