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August 2012

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Both residents of Nashville and its visitors will agree that traffic congestion in the city can get  frustrating, particularly throughout rush hour.

The traffic of Nashville is known in history. To illustrate, the musical black comedy film Nashville by Robert Altman starts off with a typical traffic jam of the city. On the other hand, alternative rock music band The Bellyachers composed a road song entitled “We Blamed Nashville.” Another musical group of three female singers hailing from Nashville is called Traffic Jam.

Three major interstates all converge at one point by Cumberland River, in downtown Nashville. A single car crash can already halt almost a third of commuters. Triple that and the entire city suffers a complete gridlock.

With steps

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Widely recognized as a center of the music industry, Nashville is given the nickname “Music City.” But 200 years ago, none of the residents knew that they were establishing an industry that would be synonymous with the city: one of the first hymnals was produced by a Nashville company; a native composed a popular Civil War song; and a cappella ensemble Fisk Jubilee Singers successfully toured Europe in 1871.

They were humble beginnings. Significant prosperity really began when radio was generally embraced as medium for communication in the 1920s. WSM radio station was set up by a local insurance company, National Life & Accident Insurance, for its own promotion alongside public service. Later in 1925, the station’s Saturday night “barn dance” became the

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The neighborhood with the only unobstructed view of the Tennessee State Capitol, North Capitol is a popular choice for residents and visitors. It's found in Downtown Nashville between the Cumberland River and 8th Avenue. The neighborhood used to be known for industry and was once called the Black Business District, but quite a bit has changed over the years.

What's more, the downtown area of Nashville bounds this neighborhood, starting from the edge of the Cumberland River and continuing to 8th Avenue and then extending south to Charlotte and north to Jefferson Avenue.

History of the North Capitol Neighborhood

The Sulphur Dell, the Market District, and the Black Business District are some of the former names that locals used to call the

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