Signs of the City: Nashville
Nashville has a variety of unique signs -- from the bright, neon to the terribly tacky. Take a look at the Music City’s most interesting signs from B.B. King's Blues Club, Barb-B-Cutie and more.
signs-of-nashville_ss_001This piece of artistry -- a Nashville postcard -- includes several Music City’s attractions including the Parthenon and the old Country Music Hall of Fame that are now gone. If you look closely, the mural includes a statue of the seventh US President Andrew Jackson, who owned a home in Nashville, known as The Hermitage. 960 1280
signs-of-nashville_ss_005Attention toy hunters and collectors! Your treasure trove is close if you spot this sign. The Nashville Toy Museum has one of the largest privately-owned toy collections in the US. The museum features antique dolls and toys, teddy bears, games, 10-foot model ships and working model trains that run throughout the building. It’s a must-see stop for children and adults alike. 960 1280
signs-of-nashville_ss_009Stay at the Loveless Motel in Nashville, where the café serves up tasty supper plates, including traditional homemade meatloaf, pit-cooked pork barbecue, smoked boneless pork chops and Southern-fried catfish with hushpuppies. The Loveless has been in the restaurant business -- preparing its delicious homemade dishes -- for more than 60 years. 960 1280
signs-of-nashville_ss_010Ah, who doesn’t like a sign that promotes a variety of spirits -- 99 flavors to be exact. Nashville Beer Sellar has a reputation among locals as a great spot to hang out before or after a Predators hockey game or Titans football game. A bar with a slogan like, “100 bottles, 50 taps and 1 bitchin’ jukebox,” has to be fun spot to grab a couple frosty mugs. 960 1280
signs-of-nashville_ss_012Selling a guitar or looking to buy one? You’ve spotted the right sign. Gruhn Guitars, located on Fourth Avenue and Broadway in Nashville, has a 3,000-square-foot showroom for hundreds of acoustic guitars, electric guitars, basses, mandolins and banjos. The guitar shop’s staff can appraise and repair a variety of different string instruments, too. 960 1280
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