Thriving Urban Centers
From downtown lofts to historic neighborhoods, City Center and the Southside draw professionals of all ages with its close proximity to top employers, medical care, schools, and major roadways.
Real Estate: A variety of housing options are available for anyone wishing to take advantage of the hustle and bustle of downtown living. Residents can find single-family homes, townhomes, condominiums, lofts, and more in the heart of city center and along the river. Among many, prominent neighborhoods and developments are Fort Wood, with historic turn-of-the-century homes, Park Place (condos), Museum Bluffs (condos), Museum Bluffs Parkview (condos), Walnut Hill (townhomes) and Loveman’s (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, residents of the Southside can find housing options of all types and for most any budget. Already flourishing with pocket housing areas are Cowart Place, Fort Negley, Ferger Place, and Jefferson Heights.
New developments on the Southside are providing even more options for those interested in the downtown lifestyle. A new development between St. Elmo Avenue and Chattanooga Creek, called One Hundred at South Broad, offers environmentally sensitive single-family homes and townhomes. Main Street offers new townhomes, while Madison Park offers charming single-family homes and townhomes. Academy Row offers single-family homes. Luxurious lofts, condominiums, and single-family homes can be found at Clark Centre and on Williams Street and other revamped historic buildings in the area.
Top Employers: In close proximity to residents are a number of Chattanooga’s top employers. Among them are UNUM, EPB, TVA, BlueCross BlueShield, CHI Memorial, Erlanger Health System, Parkridge Health System, CIGNA, Pilgrim’s Pride, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Chattanooga State Community College, and Hamilton County and the City of Chattanooga governments.
Transportation: Located near interstates 24 and 75 and Highway 27, residents of City Center and the Southside can quickly and conveniently access interstates that lead to the Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport and major employers, as well as Nashville, Atlanta, Knoxville, and Birmingham, which are just two hours away.
Education: From preschool through continuing education, City Center and the Southside offer educational options for students of all ages. Several Hamilton County magnet schools are close by and private schools such as Baylor School, Girls Preparatory School, McCallie School, Notre Dame High School, and Chattanooga Christian School are located within a few miles. Siskin Children’s Institute’s Early Learning Center is downtown and offers specialized education for children with special needs or disabilities. Battle Academy, a K-5th grade school, is located in the heart of the Southside.
Health and Wellness: Just minutes away are Chattanooga’s three largest hospitals – Erlanger Health System, CHI Memorial, and Parkridge Health System. Also close by are Siskin Hospital for Physical Rehabilitation Hospital, HealthSouth Chattanooga Rehabilitation Hospital, and Kindred Hospital, a long-term acute care facility.