For over a hundred years now Bristol has been “A Good Place To Live,” as coined by the iconic neon sign welcoming visitors to the city.  Downtown Bristol has historic charm as well as entertaining and educational attractions, shopping, and a rich cultural heritage.  

 

Bristol’s downtown is where historic beauty meets the contemporary.  Art galleries, boutiques, and restaurants line State Street, which runs through the center of downtown.  Each week, people visit the Bristol Farmer’s Market, which sets up in front of a mural commemorating the city’s agricultural and musical heritage.  Framing the downtown area is the famous Bristol TN/VA sign welcoming visitors to the city for over 90 years.  It was donated to the city in 1910 by the Bristol Gas and Electric Company and recently celebrated its 100th birthday.  It is still a favorite sight to see for visitors in the area.    

 

Downtown Bristol showcases a variety of visual and performing artists all year long.  The Paramount Theater, an Art Deco gem from 1931, is a performing arts center for musical acts and play productions.  It is home to several companies of its own: Theatre Bristol, the Piedmont Chapter of the Theatre Organ Society, and the Bristol Concert Choir.  The beautiful historic theater can even be rented by businesses or individuals for special events.  Theatre Bristol performs plays for the community, with a focus on children’s theater.  In addition to regular play productions, Theatre Bristol hosts educational programs for children and community outreach programs.  

 

Historically, Bristol is a musical and cultural hub, named the birthplace of country music.  The Birthplace of Country Music Museum and Cultural Heritage Center commemorates this honor with a vast collection of country, bluegrass, and old time recordings.  Hardly a day passes on the city’s calendar which does not feature a live concert or music festival.

 

Downtown Bristol is the historic center of the Bristol TN/VA area.  State Street, which divides the city between two states is the location of the first structures built in the new city in the 1800’s.  Bristol has maintained its original charm as well as stayed relevant with its never-ending flurry of city-wide events.  

 
 

Apartments in Area:

Johnson City Apartment - The Reserve

1 to 3 BDRM apartment in Johnson City, TN from $1300 to $1890


Johnson City Apartment - The Haven at Knob Creek Apartments

1 to 3 BDRM apartment in Johnson City, TN from $1050 to $1445


Johnson City Apartment - Homestead Properties

1 to 4 BDRM apartment in Johnson City, TN from $675 to $1500


Johnson City Apartment - Pointe six52

1 to 3 BDRM apartment in Johnson City, TN from $1250 to $1700


Johnson City Apartment - Brush Creek Meadows

1 to 3 BDRM apartment in Johnson City, TN from $850 to $1500


Bristol Apartment - Shelby Heights Apartments

1 to 3 BDRM apartment in Bristol, TN from $950 to $1200


TN Apartment - Town Park Lofts

1 to 3 BDRM apartment in TN, TN from $1175 to $1630


Johnson City Apartment - Evergreen Terrace Apartments

1 to 2 BDRM apartment in Johnson City, TN from $540 to $850


Johnson City Apartment - Ridgeview Apartments

0¼ to 2 BDRM apartment in Johnson City, TN from $350 to $705


Jonesborough Apartment - Wolfe Development

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Gray Apartment - Hideaway Hills Apartments

2 BDRM apartment in Gray, TN from $850 to $975


Bristol Apartment - Deer Run Apartments

1 to 3 BDRM apartment in Bristol, TN from $950 to $1250


Johnson City Apartment - Mountainview Villas

2 BDRM apartment in Johnson City, TN from $674


Kingsport Apartment - Overlook At Indian Trail

1 to 3 BDRM apartment in Kingsport, TN from $825 to $1225


Johnson City Apartment - Foxglen Townhouses

1 to 3 BDRM apartment in Johnson City, TN from $909 to $1329



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