Chattanooga A to Z
What makes the Scenic City special
What locals like
Residents describe why they love Chattanooga.
Where we live
A guide to the region’s diverse housing options.
Where we work
From candies to cars, what’s made in Chattanooga.
Where we play
From parks to theaters, there’s lots of entertainment.
Need to know
A resident’s guide for getting by in the Scenic City.

Where we live

Urban living sparks vibrant energy
Sunday - March 25, 2012
Terry Ballinger moved to downtown Chattanooga 12 years ago, a decision he said he has never regretted. In 2001, he bought a condo in the Lovemans Building on Market Street. "At that time it was intriguing and it fulfilled logistic needs," he said. Read more
Renovations lift neighborhoods
Sunday - March 25, 2012
Judith Schorr has seen lots of change since moving to the historic Highland Park neighborhood in 1975. Read more
Big bang for buck in new homes
Sunday - March 25, 2012
Some Chattanooga developers are finding spots of growth in a housing market still recovering from the recession. Read more
Chattanooga: City Profile
Sunday - March 25, 2012
"[The city] offers a great balance between business and outdoor fun. It has the resources and ability to do big things but is small enough that you can move here and quickly be part of the community." -- Jack Studer, Lamp Post partner, "Gig City" contest leader Read more
Resortlike complexes ramp up rentals
Sunday - March 25, 2012
Nearly 1,000 new apartments and duplex units fueled a rental market resurgence in Chattanooga in the past year, as long-planned developments completed construction and opened for business. Read more
Red Bank: City Profile
Sunday - March 25, 2012
"We continue to be a wonderful neighborhood in which to reside, even though we have to look elsewhere for most necessities, except for groceries and medical needs. I wasn't born in Red Bank, but I got here as quick as I could." -- Joe Glasscock, former mayor Read more
Signal Mountain: City Profile
Sunday - March 25, 2012
I like the community feeling. I feel very secure." -- Alice Benz, Signal Mountain resident Read more
Soddy-Daisy: City Profile
Sunday - March 25, 2012
We moved there for the schools. It's a close-knit community, and it's relatively close to Chattanooga." -- Chastity Davis, Soddy-Daisy resident Read more
Walden: City Profile
Sunday - March 25, 2012
It's nice and quiet. People are friendly -- we all look out for each other." -- Denise Archer, stylist at The Peak Salon in Walden Read more
East Ridge: City Profile
Sunday - March 25, 2012
You have got incredibly friendly people in this town. And loyal -- we have very loyal customers. One man has come back for over 20 years." -- Mary Bryant, manager of Magoo's Restaurant Read more
Lakesite: City Profile
Sunday - March 25, 2012
Lakesite is close enough to be convenient to anything you need to do. It's far enough to be removed from things you don't want to do." -- Ken Wilkerson, mayor Read more
Lookout Mountain, Tenn.: City Profile
Sunday - March 25, 2012
The mountain's greatest asset is its sense of community. It's a wonderful place to live." -- Mayor Greg Brown Read more
South Pittsburg, Tenn.: City Profile
Sunday - March 25, 2012
It's an historic town with roots that go way back, and the people really do care about each other." -- J.D. Loyd, owner of Loyd's clothing store Read more
Collegedale, Tenn.: City Profile
Sunday - March 25, 2012
To me, one of the most comfortable aspects of life in 'Happy Valley' is running into someone I know every day, nearly everywhere I go." -- Ray Minner, retired Collegedale Academy high school teacher Read more
Dayton, Tenn.: City Profile
Sunday - March 25, 2012
The people here are very friendly, and it's a very safe place.'' -- Cynthia Rodriguez, Dayton Chamber of Commerce Read more