put the green back in Green Hills!"
What is TGHAP?
(pronounced TEE-gap), is the acronym for The Green Hills Action
Partners. It is a volunteer organization in Nashville, Tennessee,
of concerned businesses, neighbors merchants, CEOs, non-profits,
developers, politicians and government officials who work together
to help make the Green Hills community a safer and more enjoyable
place to live, work, walk, bike, drive, shop and play!
What is TGHAP's purpose?
Green Hills community is comprised of a concentrated mixed commercial
district surrounded by a large residential area. TGHAPs purpose
is to work with planners, developers, businesses, neighbors and
government officials to help achieve positive design
solutions as the Business District faces challenges from transitioning
from its original 1940s design to a more urban lifestyle
design. One of our goals is to seek visually coherent pedestrian
linkages that will enhance shopping pleasure, reduce traffic congestion,
connect residential areas to the shopping district and improve overall
enjoyment in the area. (For websites with urban lifestyle designs,
What does TGHAP do?
organization meets to share information and to give progress reports
about Green Hills Business District. Our yearly goals are determined
by the needs and desires of our community. To find solutions to
community problems, we work with members to combine our resources
and knowledge. Our meeting agendas consist of community reports
given by area businesses, developers, non-profits, government
officials and neighbors. We often invite additional guest speakers
to talk with us about projects or issues that directly affect
our community. To get on our meeting agenda, please
email us here.
Please feel free to look at our most recent accomplishments from
the last several years. (see Accomplishments)
TGHAP encourages developers and business owners to use the Green
Hills Urban Design Overlay (UDO) as a guide for renovations and
future planning. To view the UDO, please go to the Metro Planning
- Ways to make Green Hills more pedestrian-friendly, by improving
the network of sidewalks and adding bikeways and greenways.
- Exploring ways to ease traffic congestion.
- Putting the green back in Green Hills. We encourage pocket
parks, street trees, and enhanced landscape plantings.
- Reducing sign clutter, encouraging pedestrian scale signs.
- Helping to create a vibrant, welcoming and walkable environment
- Sponsoring fun events that bring the community together.
- Keeping businesses, shops, stores, offices and thecommunity
involved in the process.
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