Monday, May 07, 2018 12:48 AM

HIP AND HISTORICAL MEET IN NORTH CHATTANOOGA

North Chattanooga is a hip, historical area of town situated just north of the Tennessee River. It's known for trendy boutiques, local dining and ample outdoor spaces for recreation or relaxation. "It is an eclectic, funky, walkable neighborhood that is both close enough to everything to be convenient and also just far away enough from downtown to be a retreat," says Elizabeth Hammitt, a North Chattanooga homeowner. Strolling over the river from downtown across the Walnut Street pedestrian bridge brings you to the quaint section commonly called the North Shore. This area along the water houses local stores, salons, art galleries, coffee shops, yoga studios, and restaurants serving everything from casual fine dining to pub grub. Those seeking fresh air can explore Renaissance Park's urban wetlands or splash in the Coolidge Park fountain after taking a ride on the carousel. Bikers and hikers alike enjoy Stringers Ridge, a 92-acre wilderness park containing miles of multi-use recreational trails. Modern condos overlook the water, but farther north you'll find quiet, established neighborhoods, like Hill City and Dallas Heights, properly named for their steep, twisting streets. Toward the east is Riverview, where golf enthusiasts may patron the Chattanooga Golf and Country Club, a ...

News source: Times Free Press

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