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Luna Heights is a residential neighborhood of Nashville. The neighborhood is located southeast of Downtown Nashville and is close to the city’s restaurants, bars, shopping, museums, and cultural events.
Nashville is the capital of Tennessee and is known worldwide as the center of country music. The neighborhood is close to the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. The museum is in the heart of Nashville’s entertainment district and within walking distance of downtown destinations. The 130,000-square foot building has event space that includes an 11,000-square foot conservatory, four theaters, the Hall of Fame rotunda and gallery space. Exhibits include memorabilia from country music stars. Visitors will find treasures like Elvis Presley’s gold Cadillac and furniture from the Hank Williams estate. The Gold Record Wall allows fans to see the jackets of their favorite record albums and listen to best-selling country songs.
The Percy and Edwin Warner Parks cover 2,684 acres and are considered a wildlife sanctuary with a rugged landscape of hills, hollows, meadows and fields. A nature center, gardens, and nature trails are part of the sanctuary. It is a delight for hikers and equestrians since hiking and bridle paths are part of the area. There are scenic drives available in the parks for motorists.
Fisk University was founded in 1866, and its graduates include educator Booker T. Washington, poet Nikki Giovanni and Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall. The Aaron Douglas Gallery in the university library has exhibits of African, African-American and European art. The Carl Van Vechten Gallery on campus has works by world-famous artists Paul Cezanne, Georgia O’Keeffe, Pablo Picasso, and Pierre August Renoir.