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West End Neighborhood E-Newsletter [Vanderbilt University]

June 2019


Summer 2019 is an exciting time for the university and its students, faculty, staff and alumni as rapid progress is made in the West End Neighborhood. Read about upcoming milestones, events and more below:


Implosion Video

Vanderbilt University will bring down one of its tallest campus buildings when it conducts a controlled implosion of the Carmichael West Tower 3 residence hall on Saturday, July 27.

Vanderbilt, Nashville Fire Department team up for unique training opportunity at university’s Carmichael TowersMetro Fire Training


Construction & Mobility Updates

  • Summer construction working hours continue to be  6 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • New addresses for Greek houses were issued effective July 1.
  • Temporary power outages will occur on July 1 in Towers 1 and 2 from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m.
  • Vanderbilt Place and 24th Avenue will close on July 15 until August 2 for intersection prep and paving.
  • Starting Aug. 20 and after move-in, 24th Avenue will shut down permanently.
  • Please use the hotline email, Constr_alerts@Vanderbilt.edu and phone number, (615)-343-9675, if you believe noise or construction activity is outside of the working hours put into place or if you believe there is a non-emergency safety issue.
  • For parking questions, please contact VUPS Parking Services at (615) 322-2554.

RC-A, June 2019

RC-A June 2019

RC-A June 2019

West End Neighborhood, June 2019

Upcoming Milestones

Milestones are subject to change and updated monthly.

Past milestones can be found in previous issues of the West End neighborhood newsletter. 

June 2019

  • Metro Fire Department utilizes Tower 4 for training
  • Prep for Tower 3 and 4 demo, excavation and implosion

July 2019

  • Delta Kappa Epsilon house demo
  • July 27: Tower 3 implosion
  • Mechanical demo of Tower 4 begins

August 2019

  • 24th Avenue open for student move in during Aug. 5-20. After Aug. 20, it will close permanently
  • New NPHC and Zeta Tau Alpha houses to be complete
  • Primary utility work through West End neighborhood to be complete
  • Tower 4 demo continues

Fall/Winter 2019

  • Tower 4 demo continues
  • Kensington beautification efforts to be complete in September.
  • New Commons/Lawn beautification efforts to be complete in October
  • Lambda Chi Alpha, Delta Kappa Epsilon and Kappa Sigma houses to be complete late December, and open for students in January.

February 2020

  • Community Event Building planned for completion

2020- 2023

  • July 2020: Complete Residential College A (RC-A).
  • July 2022: Complete Residential College B (RC-B).
  • July 2023: Complete Residential College C (RC-C).

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