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The Factory

230 Franklin Rd, Franklin, TN 37064-2256
+1 615-791-1777
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Love The Factory!

I love the Factory and its boutique-style shops. This is not a typical mall and it is such a fun... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2016
AlabamaAngel
Shopping and lunch

This building was an old factory back in the day. It's very old with high ceilings and concrete... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2016
David and there... M
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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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Built in 1929, The Factory occupies the buildings that once served as the Dortch Stove Works, Magic Chef and later the Jamison Bedding Company. A member of the National Register of Historic Places, The Factory is rich with history and a very careful renovation has preserved many of The Factory's original features and architectural details. Calvin bought the sprawling complex seven years ago and, after an environmental clean-up, began opening the facility in sections. Today, The Factory at Franklin has 83 tenants. Imagine that factory coming alive with concerts, dining, shopping, meetings, live theatre, art galleries, decorators' showcases, antiques and offices. Our unique facility can serve all this and more. Take a look at The Factory in its days as a bustling, working factory, then embark on a photographic tour of its renovation and transformation to the diverse and vibrant shopping and entertainment complex it is today.
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  • Very good39%
  • Average20%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 22:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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230 Franklin Rd, Franklin, TN 37064-2256
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+1 615-791-1777
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Reviewed 27 August 2016

I love the Factory and its boutique-style shops. This is not a typical mall and it is such a fun place to shop in downtown Franklin. It was a factory many years ago so it provides a unique and fun shopping atmosphere. Now it hosts...More

Thank AlabamaAngel
Drive N, General Manager at The Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2016

Thank you for the five star review!! We appreciate the feedback, please come again soon!

Reviewed 18 August 2016

This building was an old factory back in the day. It's very old with high ceilings and concrete floors and is a great p,ace to spend the morning having coffee, shopping in the boutique type stores and then having lunch. There are several restaurants and...More

Thank David and there... M
Drive N, General Manager at The Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2016

Thanks so much for the awesome, five star review, David!! We hope you'll come back soon!

Reviewed 16 August 2016

This was a former oven factory as well as other uses before and after. It now houses some great shops including an antique store, children's shop, vinyl record shop as well as home decorating shops. It has a couple of restaurants along with Five Daughter's...More

Thank Patsfingers
Drive N, General Manager at The Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2016

Thanks for the great review! Please come again soon!

Reviewed 16 August 2016

My wife and I just moved to the Franklin, TN area and had heard about The Factory from some friends. We visited it a couple of weeks ago. Not as big as I had hoped but I'm sure that we will return. We visited in...More

Thank JudsonK_13
Drive N, General Manager at The Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2016

Thanks for the great review, Judson! We hope you'll come back to visit again soon!

Reviewed 13 August 2016

We wanted a to get away from the tourist traps of Nashville for a day. Franklin is a quiet town but has some interest. My husband plays the guitar and sings back home and I thought the Artisan Guitars would be a different place to...More

Thank kris r
Drive N, General Manager at The Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2016

Thanks for the great feedback, Kris! We appreciate it!

Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Food was ok, I had a yummy strawberry salad that two people can share. Shopping was nothing excitng. A bit bland and disappointing.

Thank kathylc63
Drive N, General Manager at The Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2016

Thanks for the feedback, Kathy. We have some exciting new restaurants coming soon, we hope you'll come back and check it out!

Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Having been told to make this one of my stops by a friend who knows me well, I'm sure glad I got there early! This is a true southern charm in the heart of Tennessee! From the fresh cold press juice of Franklin, to the...More

Thank Elsa P
Drive N, General Manager at The Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2016

Thanks so much for the fabulous review!! We appreciate you, come back soon!

Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

If you are just window shopping you've found where to go but if you are trying to buy reasonably or for resale... move on... We've visited the past two summers and probably won't return. Not worth the time unless you just need an inside area...More

Thank Jshields01
Drive N, General Manager at The Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2016

Hi there, thanks so much for your feedback. Our front desk staff handles all walk in and phone inquiries, and they are often trying to do both at once. We are very sorry if you felt our attention was not fully on you, that is...More

Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Lot less shops than when I 've visited previously. Interesting bakery. No shops upstairs. Would recommend downtown Franklin instead for boutique shops.

Thank Candy-MO
Reviewed 19 July 2016

We stumbled on The Factory my mistake and fell,in love with it. Noted out time there. Five Daughters Bakery is a must. What an awesome place.

Thank JeffC53
Drive N, General Manager at The Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2016

Thanks so much for the great, FIVE star review!

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Don T
I may have missed it, but I can't find an address I need it for Map Quest.
1 October 2015|
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Response from acarmen1 | Reviewed this property |
Don, The address is 230 Franklin Rd, Franklin, TN 37064 Enjoy, I had lots of fun there.
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