Top 5 Reasons to Live in Wedgewood-Houston

Nashville has begun to experience an era of revitalization, capturing the eye of many potential home buyers across the nation. One particular area known as Wedgewood-Houston (or WoHo, as some of the local residents call it) has started to become the focus of attention, as it is fairly new and offers prospective residents a clean slate. Wedgewood-Houston has huge potential to become one of Nashville's most sought-after neighborhoods. Here are five reasons to consider this vibrant neighborhood for your next home.

1. Location

Wedgewood-Houston is located close to downtown, or "The Gulch," as the locals have come to know it. You can find Wedgewood-Houston between I-65 and 4th Avenue South. You can also find the well-known Greer Stadium located to the north.

2. The Art Scene

Whether you are an artist or just a fan, Wedgewood-Houston offers an amazing place for those seeking a more creative atmosphere. Wedgewood-Houston has progressively earned the reputation of being Nashville's artist center. Residents enjoy visiting Seedspace, a gallery for paintings, installation art and sculptures. If you are seeking studio space, Fort Houston offers many accommodations for artists and creatives.

3. The Architecture

No matter what your taste in homes, you're sure to find a house here that fits your style. With a mix of historic houses and modern residences, potential home buyers have a plethora of choices in Wedgewood-Houston. New homes have been designed to fit perfectly with the renovated houses originally built during the '30s, '40s and '50s.

4. The Nightlife

When the sun goes down, Wedgewood-Houston comes to life -- one of the reasons homes in the area are in high demand. Located near The Gulch, residents can party it up downtown or stick closer to home at one of the many bars, restaurants and clubs in the area. Residents enjoy eating at Gabby's Burgers, having a few drinks at the Bastion or Hemingway's Bar and Hideaway, or meeting up with friends at the Blockhouse.

5. The Community

Wedgewood-Houston is best known for its sense of community. Whether you are an artist looking for more exposure or are looking to start a family, you can find your place here. Most schools in the Wedgewood-Houston district are considered excellent and offer many opportunities for children to succeed. The community is also ethnically and culturally diverse. It is a neighborhood that welcomes everyone and offers only the best life in the Nashville has to offer.

Let your dream of the life you've been looking for start here in Wedgewood-Houston in Nashville, Tennessee. Take the first step in exploring this amazing neighborhood by contacting Carolyn Akins at (615) 504-2447 or

Joe Crosby