Ryman Auditorium

Also known as: Grand Old Opry House, Union Gospel Tabernacle
116 Fifth Ave. North, Nashville, Tennessee

Photos 

Photo taken for the Historic American Buildings Survey

Map 

Street View 

Description 

The Ryman Auditorium is nationally significant as the home of the Grand Ole Opry from 1943-1974. Synonymous with country music, the Opry's live shows and radio programs greatly influenced the evolution of country music. -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, January 3, 2001

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on May 6, 1971
Reference number
71000819
Areas of significance
Religion; Performing Arts
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
A - Event
Property type
Building
Historic functions
Religious structure; Theater; Music facility
Current functions
Museum; Music facility; Theater
Period of significance
1875-1899
Significant year
1891

Update Log 

  • May 19, 2012: Imported photos from HABS/HAER
  • December 28, 2011: New Street View added by Bill Eichelberger

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