Forest Hills/Greenhills
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Forest Hills/Greenhills

An affluent suburb full of historic Nashville properties
These affluent suburbs have many of the oldest properties of Nashville. The area is known for its prime shopping and dining, as well as being home to some of the most iconic music venues in the city. It’s an upscale haven of luxury and lifestyle that’s a sought after location for locals and visitors alike.
Green Hills was founded in the 1930s but didn’t truly become popular until the end of World War II. In the late 1930s, commercial ventures began to pop up, such as Green Hills Market and Green Hills Pharmacy. It’s now one of the busiest commercial sectors in the city.
In keeping with their roots, the area leans toward being drivable instead of walkable and is populated with large, stately homes. Both Forest Hills and Greenhills are full of historic residences, mostly single-family homes placed on large, wooded lots.

What to Love

  • The hub of Nashville’s fashion and dining
  • Great entertainment options at your fingertips
  • Quiet, neighborly charm amidst the energetic city

Local Lifestyle

Forest Hills and Greenhills make up a large portion of Nashville’s south side. They have a quiet, neighborly charm that makes them feel more rural than they actually are. Living here is the perfect balance of small-town atmosphere and bustling, trendy energy.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Green Hills is a mecca for shopping and dining, with luxury stores at the expansive shopping center and upscale dining that brings diners from all over.
At The Perch, delicious crepes and specialty coffees are served in a casually comfortable dining room. Enjoy the flavorful experience of modern Mediterranean cuisine in Santo’s chic space. Härth is an incredible space with a wood-fired oven, and their menu is sure to wow with its unique flavor combos. At Etc., Southern cuisine gets a global twist alongside a delightful cocktail menu. The dining scene in Greenhills is unparalleled, and a few more must try spots are Green Hills Grille and North Italia.
Little Gourmand is a small, gourmet grocery store that has everything you need for even your fanciest tastes. The Mall at Green Hills is a luxurious shopping center full of premiere stores. Ann Taylor, David Yurman, and Burberry are just a few of the names that fashion-loving shoppers will find here. There’s also an Altar’d State, Tiffany & Co, and Apple. No matter what you’re looking for, the odds are in your favor that you’ll be able to find it here.

Things to Do

Green Hills is home to one of the most iconic Nashville music venues. The Bluebird Cafe has been featured in articles, movies, and tv shows. It remains a bustling spot to listen to both up-and-coming music artists and music legends. Sometimes, when big-name artists stop by, they’ll even surprise the audience by popping on stage for a set.
Green Hills Park is a 12-acre park that is perfect for community living, with tennis courts, picnic spaces, and even a bluebird trail. It also plays host to many neighborhood events, including the annual Green Hills Park Festival. Woodmont Park is another beautiful green space within the city. A playground, picnic areas, and wooded areas paint an inviting backdrop for those who come here to relax.


The Forest Hills and Greenhills area is home to incredible private and public schools for students of all ages.
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