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Cherokee Park is a neighborhood located in the central part of Nashville, southwest of downtown. It is a historical area with homes dating primarily back to the 1920s to 1950s. It was the first urban subdivision of Nashville. The style of the approximately 300 houses are of varied architecture, such as Colonial Revival, Tudor Revival, cottages, bungalows, and other styles. The neighborhood is led by the Cherokee Park Neighborhood Association. The Cherokee Park neighborhood boundaries are West End Avenue to the south, CXS Railroad tracks to the north, the Dominican Campus to the west, and Wilson Boulevard to the east.
The Cherokee Park is a close-knit community, with many activities planned through the Cherokee Park Neighborhood Association. Early April brings the 5 mile walk/run. The neighborhood fall picnic takes place in October. There is a cookout during the annual meeting in June. Adjacent to the Cherokee Park neighborhood is a park, Richland Creek Greenway. The park is available for public use every day of the year during daylight. It is full of wildlife, which makes the visitor forget that they are in a major American city. Many walking trails lead to surrounding neighborhoods.
Aquines College, Dominican Campus, borders the neighborhood on the west, with St. Thomas Hospital beyond the college to the southwest. Belle Meade Plaza Shopping Center follows to the southwest side of the hospital on Harding Pike Road. Westminster Presbyterian Church is located within the Cherokee Park neighborhood on West End Avenue. The main elementary school for the neighborhood is Cockrill Elementary. The school is rich in extracurricular activities, such as sports, languages, and music. W. A. Bass Middle School serves the neighborhood with grades five through eight. Pearl Cohn Magnet High School and Hillsboro Comp High School are the high schools for the area.