Outdoor Classic Structures Brings New Dimension to March’s Franklin Art Scene

Outdoor Classic Structures, a design-build firm in downtown Franklin that focuses on outdoor construction, is wielding its craft to add a unique dimension to the upcoming Franklin Art Scene. The company works on projects ranging from spectacular courtyards to green roofs, tiered swimming pools to sculpted landscapes—and this Friday at their showroom on 203 Second Avenue South, they will take their art inside. With spring right around the corner, Outdoor Classic Structures is using the monthly art crawl to demonstrate unique ideas for enjoying the outdoors. “By this point in the winter months, people are growing weary of spending so much time inside. We thought it would be fun to ‘garden up’ the studio and bring in an early spring,” said … [Read more...]

November Franklin Art Scene

October kicked off a new quarter for the first-Friday Franklin Art Scene, bringing in a host of new sites and visiting artists. Though the annual Wine Down Main Street event will be in full swing Friday night, that only adds to the party—many of the art crawl locations will be open. A $5 ticket gives you an unlimited Art Scene wristband to the trolleys that circulate from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Because of the coinciding Boys & Girls annual fundraiser Friday night, the trolleys will not drive down Main Street. For more details and map information, go to www.franklinartscene.com. Highlights include: At O’More College of Designon S. Margin Street, the four-year design institution is using its newly installed campus gallery to feature … [Read more...]

Outdoor Classic Structures Wins Big With Parade of Homes Honor

Owner Ernie Reynolds Grabs His Fifth ‘Best Landscaping’ Award The 2012 Homebuilders Association of Middle Tennessee Parade of Homes wrapped up Oct. 21, but not before handing DFA member Outdoor Classic Structures the award for “Best Landscaping. ”  A panel of experts evaluated the five houses in the King’s Chapel neighborhood of Arrington for honors in a number of categories. To compliment the French cottage-style house built by Nashville-based Tradition Homes, Outdoor Classic Structures Owner Ernie Reynolds and his team implemented a lawn of curve-linear beds and leafy shrubs. A variety of woody stems and perennial plant material gave the yard a broad spectrum of color that Reynolds said will maintain its charm throughout the four … [Read more...]