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A Continuing History

The long hallways and tall ceilings of Cummins Station are filled with the secrets of commerce from days gone by. Originally completed in 1907, Cummins Station made its mark on the Nashville architectural scene as a warehouse for Maxwell House Coffee, followed by numerous hardware and grocery wholesalers, Washington Manufacturing and a variety of other businesses. The current multi-member Cummins Station community debuted in 1993 after the property was acquired by new ownership. The Cummins Station community has since undergone further major renovations, and the structure is redeveloped with a new vision that embraces the future while respecting the integrity of its past.

For a surprisingly entertaining read about Cummins Station’s storied life, download The History of a Nashville Icon, by acclaimed local author Bill Carey. And our 100 years anniversary book, Becoming a Community of Resources One Member at a Time, offers deeper insight into what the contemporary Cummins Station community is all about—and where we’re headed.

In celebration of Cummins Station’s one hundred year anniversary, acclaimed author Bill Carey wrote an intriguing history of this remarkable structure and its contribution to the development of Nashville into a renowned city it is today. We encourage you to download the PDFs below or contact DZL Management to secure a copies of your own.

Cummins Station The History of a Nashville Icon

Becoming A Community of Resources

  • Land Trust and Cummins Station launch Saving Acres for all Community Members

  • The Cummins Station Neighborhood is LEED ND Gold Certified by the United States Green Building Council!