When people think of Chattanooga, they usually think of outdoor activities and railroads, not necessarily art. But Chattanooga has a vibrant, growing arts community. It really kicked off when in 200?, the Lyndhurst Foundation in Chattanooga began offering $15k incentives for artist to relocate to an old, run down section of downtown Chattanooga called Jefferson Heights. The neighborhood has been cleaned up and artists started flocking to the area, building work/live spaces and renovating existing buildings.
This Blog Post was published on October 13, 2011 on the View on Travel Website. Read the full article here.