SAH Archipedia: Tennessee's 100 Classic Buildings Completed

by SAH News | May 01, 2018

Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, Nashville, Tennessee. Photo by Robbie D. Jones.

From Music Row and the Lorraine Motel to the Hermitage Mansion and the Pink Palace, Tennessee Classic Buildings is now complete on SAH Archipedia. With contributions by state coordinator Gavin Townsend, along with Robbie D. Jones, Claudette Stager, and Gray Stothart, these 100 sites represent Tennessee's most significant buildings and cultural landscapes.

SAH Archipedia is an interactive, media-rich online encyclopedia of American architecture developed by the Society of Architectural Historians in collaboration with the University of Virginia Press. Over 18,000 building histories, photographs, maps, and essays from the Society's award-winning Buildings of the United States series are available online to SAH members and institutional subscribers in SAH Archipedia. Its open access counterpart, SAH Archipedia Classic Buildings, is available to the public at and contains 100 of the most representative buildings of each state and lesson plans. 

Learn more about SAH Archipedia at

Lorraine Motel, Memphis, Tennessee. Photo by Claudette Stager.

Founded in 1940, the Society of Architectural Historians is an international nonprofit membership organization that promotes the study, interpretation and conservation of architecture, design, landscapes and urbanism worldwide. SAH serves a network of local, national and international institutions and individuals who, by profession or interest, focus on the built environment and its role in shaping contemporary life. SAH promotes meaningful public engagement with the history of the built environment through advocacy efforts, print and online publications, and local, national and international programs.

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