12th South

Walkable, Custom-crafted urban mecca

Welcome to 12th South

The word that best describes 12 South, a sought-after urban gem set just south of downtown Nashville, is “craft.” A hand-crafted burger, tacos, or upscale dinner? 12 South has it. Unbeatable craft cocktails, beer and wine lists? 12 South has that too. Eclectic, historically-rooted craftsman-style homes? Just walk down any side street off 12th avenue in this cozy neighborhood and you’ll run into a showstopper on every block. For visitors and locals alike, 12 South offers a well-crafted, hyper-walkable, unforgettable lifestyle in the urban core of Music City.

What to Love

  • Countless casual and upscale dining and drinking options and boutique shopping
  • Historic craftsman style homes
  • Extraordinary walkability
  • Just south of the heart of Music City
  • Proximity to elite educational institutions 
  • Blocks from highway access to all of Greater Nashville

Dining, Entertainment, and Shopping

12 South is one of the most popular destinations for dining and entertainment in all of Music City. From accessible classics like 12 South Taproom and Grill, Burger Up, and bartaco, to standout BBQ from Edley’s and addictive baked specialties from Five Daughters Bakery, there is an answer for every palate within a few blocks’ walk on 12th Avenue South. Add in the live music, public art, yoga classes, boutique shops like Reese Witherspoon’s Draper James shop, and it’s obvious why 12 South is unique among Nashville’s popular urban core neighborhoods.

Things to Do

Anything in Nashville is a short drive away from 12 South, so literally any music venue, event, bar, restaurant, sport, park, shop, or historic area is only minutes away. This is the promise of 12 South: you’ll be close to everything in Music City, but you don’t have to get in your car and leave the neighborhood to experience much of the best of what Nashville has to offer.


Public Schools for the 12 South are operated by the Metro Nashville School District. Highlights Include:

  • Waverly Belmont Elementary School : Public
  • Carter-Lawrence Elementary : Public
  • Lipscomb Academy : Private
  • Grow Academy : Private
  • Father Ryan High School : Private
  • Christ the King School : Private
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