The Metropolitan Historical Commission Foundation and partners will host the 2016 Old House Fair on Saturday, March 5, 2016, 9am-3pm, at the Sevier Park Community Center, 3021 Lealand Avenue. The Old House Fair is a FREE day-long festival showcasing new ideas, practical advice, innovative materials, and quality services for homeowners to learn more about sustainable…

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Neighbor to Neighbor: Hans Schmidt February 2016 Name: Hans Schmidt, LSNA President Family: Wife, Tomianne; Daughter, Olivia Profession: Attorney Years in neighborhood: Nearly 6   What’s the best part of living in Lockeland Springs? We love that a playground, elementary school (one day, hopefully), bakery, ice cream shop, toy store, hot dog stand, coffee shops,…

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New LSNA website a wealth of information By Tony Gonzalez, The Fountain If you haven’t seen it, you’re missing out! The new lockelandsprings.org could make the case as one of the coolest and most informative neighborhood pages around. From the superb aerial photography of the neighborhood (more on that in a moment) to convenient links…

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It’s that time of year to submit your LSNA grant applications.  The Lockeland Springs Neighborhood Association started its grant program in 2014 and it has been hugely successful in providing funds to many amazing projects going on in the neighborhood.  The factors that the Board considers in awarding the grant are:  (1) building community; (2)…

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The LSNA is happy to announce the winners of our inaugural Holiday Lights contest. Nominations were accepted via email and the LSNA board voted this week to award prizes to the top 3 homes in Lockeland Springs. Winners will receive gift cards to area businesses. Thanks to everyone who got into the spirit and channeled their…

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Nearly 50 neighbors turned out to discuss the proposed plans to redevelop the church at Fatherland Ave. and N.17th St into a restaurant and boutique hotel. Councilman Brett Withers hosted the meeting at the Shelby Community Center on Wednesday night and explained various zoning options to the crowd. Developer John Donelson, who now owns the…

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This spring, the neighborhood board voted to give $650 grants to three organizations. We will profile each of the grant recipients in coming issues of The Fountain.  The second organization featured is the East Nashville Hope Exchange.  This article was submitted by the non-profit. East Nashville Hope Exchange’s mission is to strengthen literacy of at-risk children…

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Move slider above from left to right to see both photos Historic school On Ordway The neighborhood’s historic Ross School at 1310 Ordway Place will be occupied again soon after more than a year of vacancy. Nashville Classical Charter School — currently at the corner of 10th and Fatherland — has been approved for the site…

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New this year, the LSNA Beautification Award recognizes and rewards property owners within Lockeland Springs for a beautiful front façade and/or outstanding landscaping or maintenance of the front yard within public view. The winners of the 2015 Beautification Awards will each be awarded a gift certificate to a local business.  All of these properties have…

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