Now that we’ve shown you the west side of Gallatin Pike in part one of our East Nashville neighborhood series, let’s introduce you to the east side! The east side of Gallatin has a number of great things in store — like close proximity to Shelby Park, Five Points, and the Cornelia Fort Airpark. Check out some of the East Nashville neighborhoods below and see if one is the right fit for you.

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  1. Historic Edgefield: Like its name suggests, this neighborhood is full of history. Find old, beautifully restored homes in Edgefield and enjoy being minutes away from downtown. One resident says that Edgefield is the “nicest neighborhood in the area.” Check it out yourself to see!
  2. Shelby Heights: Also known as Shelby Hills, this up-and-coming part of East Nashville seems to have a new home going up every day. Enjoy close access to Davidson Street, a back road that takes you straight downtown, to major interstate ramps, and beautiful Shelby Park. View the Shelby Hills Neighborhood website for more info.
  3. Boscobel Heights: Sitting just past Shelby Heights in Boscobel Heights, a neighborhood that is also growing rapidly as new homes go up and old homes are being renovated. This small, quiet neighborhood is perfect for runners and bikers seeking quick access to the park.
  4. East End: This small East Nashville neighborhood is packed with gorgeous homes and deep history. With roots going back to the 1870s, East End has a mix of old and new homes with plenty of Victorian style.
  5. Lockeland Springs: Lockeland Springs is one of East Nashville’s hippest neighborhoods, with a number of new homes and well-preserved historic residences. Home to a number of popular shops and restaurants, this neighborhood is extremely walkable and active. Check out the Lockeland Springs neighborhood website to learn more.
  6. Eastwood Neighbors: Visit this quiet East Nashville neighborhood and find a mix of old and new homes, plenty of tree-lined streets and a handful of shops and restaurants. Enjoy close access to popular spots like Jeni’s Ice Cream and Rosepepper Cantina. Visit the Eastwood Neighbors website for more info.
  7. Rolling Acres: Rolling Acres is a small but active neighborhood, with many new families revitalizing this neighborhood’s streets. For an architectural adventure, check out “Little Hollywood,” a short strip of homes bordering Rolling Acres with 1940’s Spanish style. For more info, join the Rolling Acres Nextdoor group.
  8. Barclay: Named after the popular Barclay Drive, this East Nashville neighborhood borders Shelby Park and has recently seen an increase in new developments as the rise of East Nashville moves deeper toward the river.
  9. Rosebank: This friendly East Nashville neighborhood is home to a number of 1950’s and 60’s-style homes, many of which have been renovated. Large lots have large yards and Rosebank is located close to the Shelby Park Greenway and the popular Cornelia Fort Airpark. View the Rosebank Facebook page for more info.
  10. Porter Heights: Similar to Rosebank, this neighborhood has experienced significant growth lately as new families move in to one of the area’s more quiet and suburban neighborhoods. Drive through Porter Heights tree-lined streets and see plenty of restored homes and well-maintained yards. Visit the Porter Heights website to learn more.
  11. Inglewood: East Nashville’s largest neighborhood by far, Inglewood offers a diverse mix of old and new homes, apartments, condos, shops, restaurants, and more. Find something for everyone in Inglewood and enjoy close proximity to some of East Nashville’s major thoroughfares. Check out the Inglewood Neighborhood Association website for details on this large part of East Nashville.