Nashville Metropolitan Courthouse
Completed in 1937, the Davidson County Court, or Metropolitan Court of Nashville, stands along the Cumberland River as one of the most prominent buildings of the city. Architects Emmon H. Woolwine of Nashville and Frederic C. Hirons of New York created a masterpiece of Art Deco style and ornamentation. The lighting fixtures exhibit a unique combination of Deco-style bronze castings alongside deeply carved/etched glass panels.
The incandescent lamps were replaced with energy efficient lamps. Besides restoration, numerous fixture types were replicated along with new, custom designs. This resulted in increased light at greatly reduced energy costs to the city.
Architects: Barge, Waggoner, Sumner and Cannon
Lighting Designer: Domingo Gonzalez Associates