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Nashville’s College Heights/Clifton neighborhood is nearby two of the city’s largest educational institutions. It’s a short drive or bus ride away from Vanderbilt University and adjacent to Tennessee State University’s main campus. The area offers lots of opportunities for those pursuing a higher education. College Heights/Clifton caters to families as well.
Sprawling Hadley Park is in College Heights, a popular spot for families and college students alike. The park has a picnic area, baseball fields and a community center which offers a variety of activities from martial arts classes to dance.
Walking distance from the park is Jefferson Street, a stretch of road steeped in Nashville’s history. Among the many shops, churches, and restaurants are the remnants of the city’s legendary jazz and blues clubs where many of the greats stopped through. While those places are long gone, their spirit is memorialized by the annual Jefferson Street Jazz and Blues festival.
Jefferson Street ends where the Tennessee State University campus begins, and residents in College Heights/Clifton can reap the benefits of being near a college campus. TSU has a wide variety of varsity athletics, from the historically powerful track team to the resurgent football team. The campus comes alive during the fall, when one may attend various concerts and events, especially the well attended TSU Homecoming parade, featuring its popular marching band and dance squad.
College Heights/Clifton is easily accessible by public transportation and is close to Nashville’s West End district and Vanderbilt University.