Nashville: Corn-fed and Cornbread City

2016 SFA Summer Foodways Symposium

Driving Directions

All directions begin at Loew’s Hotel.

Loew’s Hotel (2100 West End Ave.) to Ruby (2411 Blakemore Ave.)
1.2 miles

  • Exit Loew’s Hotel via Hayes St.
  • Left on Louise Ave.
  • Right on West End Avenue (0.3 mi)
  • Left on 25th Ave. South (0.6 mi)
  • Left on Blakemore Ave. (300 feet)
    *Turn into the Ruby venue for 15 minute parking during early registration. Park at the school next door (just before the Ruby entrance) for evening presentations and dinner.

Loew’s Hotel (2100 West End Ave.) to Green Brier Distillery (1414 Clinton St.)
1.4 miles

  • Head northeast on Hayes St. toward 21st Ave. N (0.2 mi)
  • Left on 20th Ave. N (0.4 mi)
  • Right on Charlotte Ave. (0.5 mi)
  • Left on 16th Ave. N (0.3 mi)
  • Right on Clinton St. (250 feet)
    *Parking attendants will direct to cars to lot.

Loew’s Hotel (2100 West End Ave.) to Martin’s Bar-B-Que (410 Fourth Ave. S.)
2.1 miles

  • Head northeast on Hayes St. toward 21st Ave. N (0.2 mi)
  • Right on 21st Ave. N (450 feet)
  • Left on West End Ave. (0.5 mi)
  • Continue onto Broadway (0.7 mi)
  • Right on 8th Ave. South (0.3 mi)
  • At traffic circle, take 3rd exit onto Korean Veterans Blvd (0.3 mi)
    Right on 4th Ave. S (200 ft)
    *Public lots and metered street parking available in the area

Loew’s Hotel (2100 West End Ave.) to Jubilee Hall/Appleton Room at Fisk (Jefferson Ave.)
(1.6 miles)
*Do not use GPS to find Jubilee Hall because of road construction detours and closed routes. Follow these directions instead.

  • Head northeast on Hayes St. toward 21st Ave. N (0.4 mi)
  • Left on 18th Ave. N (0.3 mi)
  • Continue onto Dr. D.B. Todd Jr. Blvd (0.8 mi)
  • Right on Jefferson St. (200 feet)
  • Right into first driveway along the stone wall. At top of drive, turn left for parking lot.
    *Open parking is available on campus Saturday mornings. Walk around the side of red brick Jubilee Hall and enter through the front doors.

Loew’s Hotel (2100 West End Ave.) to the Parthenon at Centennial Park (2500 West End Ave.)
(0.9 miles)

  • Exit Loew’s Hotel via Hayes St.
  • Left on Louise Ave.
  • Right on West End Avenue (0.8 mi)
    *Parking lots available adjacent to the Parthenon.