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The Construction Pit That Became Known As A Lake — And What’s Happening Now Curious Nashville

    • Society & Culture

A massive Nashville development includes a construction pit that is eight stories deep. It looks like a quarry, with sheer cliffs carved into the gray limestone. But when the project stalled, the hole filled with water, and it became nicknamed "Lake Palmer,” after its struggling developer.
The project has been raising questions ever since, but now a new owner has started work at the site.
WPLN’s Jason Moon Wilkins interviews Adam Sichko, senior reporter with the Nashville Business Journal, about the history and future of “Lake Palmer.”

A massive Nashville development includes a construction pit that is eight stories deep. It looks like a quarry, with sheer cliffs carved into the gray limestone. But when the project stalled, the hole filled with water, and it became nicknamed "Lake Palmer,” after its struggling developer.
The project has been raising questions ever since, but now a new owner has started work at the site.
WPLN’s Jason Moon Wilkins interviews Adam Sichko, senior reporter with the Nashville Business Journal, about the history and future of “Lake Palmer.”

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