2019 // City Center & Southside

Did You Know?

Chattanooga’s newest boutique hotel, The Edwin, opened September 2018 in City Center across from the Walnut Street Bridge and the Hunter Museum of American Art. It was named for Edwin Thatcher, the architect of the iconic Walnut Street Bridge, which opened in 1891.

Located in the heart of Chattanooga, City Center and the Southside attract professionals of all ages with their proximity to top employers, medical care, schools, and major roadways.


Real Estate

From spacious lofts to historic neighborhoods, a variety of housing options await newcomers to City Center and the Southside. Single-family homes, townhomes, condominiums, and lofts are available both downtown and along the river. Among many, prominent neighborhoods and developments are the Fort Wood district (featuring turn-of-the-century homes), Walnut Hill (townhomes), Loveman’s on Market (condos), Museum Bluffs (condos), Museum Bluffs Parkview (condos), and Park Place (condos). Cameron Harbor, the largest waterfront development in Chattanooga since the 1980s, offers craftsman homes and luxury townhomes with boat slips.

Similar to City Center, the dynamic Southside neighborhood offers both modern and traditional housing for most any budget. Already flourishing with pocket housing areas are Cowart Place, Fort Negley, Ferger Place, and Jefferson Heights.

Newer developments, from the contemporary homes of One Hundred at South Broad to Madison Park’s townhomes, continue to draw residents. Academy Row offers single-family homes, and luxurious lofts, condominiums, and single-family homes can be found at Clark Centre and on Williams Street. Meanwhile, more properties are being added to Main and Market Streets.

Top Employers

A number of Chattanooga’s major employers, including Unum, EPB, TVA, BlueCross BlueShield, CHI Memorial, Erlanger Health System, Parkridge Health System, Cigna, Pilgrim’s Pride, the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Chattanooga State Community College, and the Hamilton County and City of Chattanooga governments, are conveniently located nearby.


Located near Interstates 24 and 75 and Highway 27, residents of City Center and the Southside can conveniently access routes leading to the Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport and major employers, as well as Nashville, Atlanta, Birmingham, and Knoxville – each just two hours away.


City Center and the Southside offer educational opportunities for children of all ages. Several Hamilton County schools are close by, as are private schools such as Baylor School, Girls Preparatory School, McCallie School, Chattanooga Christian School, The Montessori School, and Notre Dame High School. Downtown’s Siskin Early Learning Center educates young children both with and without special needs and developmental disabilities, while Battle Academy is a magnet school serving K-5 students.

Health and Wellness

Residents have quick and easy access to top hospitals, including CHI Memorial, Erlanger Health System, and Parkridge Health System. Also minutes away are Siskin Hospital for Physical Rehabilitation, Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Chattanooga, and Kindred Hospital, a transitional care facility.