Architectural Walking Tours

Chattanooga's history can be seen through its architecture. There are several historic buildings and structures that make up the uniqueness of this river town.  Cornerstones has developed architectural walking tours to provide an interactive way to learn more about significant buildings and their histories.

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20 buildings for 20 years 

To help Cornerstones celebrate its 20th year, the following walking tour was developed in 2014. 

1. Hamilton County Courthouse (1912): Neo-Classical Style. NR
2. First Methodist Episcopal Church (1927-1976): Tudor Gothic Style.
3. Dome Building (1892). Italian Renaissance Revival Style. NR
4. Carnegie Library Building (1903): Beaux Arts Style. NR
5. Loveman’s Building (1890): Sullivanesque Style.
6. Chattanooga Bank Building (1929): Mix of architectural styles. NR
7. James Building (1906): Sullivanesque Style. NR
8. Maclellan Building (1924). Beaux Arts Style. NR
9. Tivoli (1921). Beaux Arts Style. NR
10. Read House (1927). Georgian Style. NR
11. Volunteer Life Building (1917). Sullivanesque Style. NR
12. Joel W. Solomon Federal Building (1933) Art Moderne Style. NR
13. Flat Iron Buildings. 
14. Patton Hotel (1908): Sullivansque Style. NR
15. Old Post Office (1892): Richardsonian Romanesque Style. NR
16. City Hall (1907): Neoclassical Style. NR
17. Warehouse Row (1904-1929): Early Twentieth Century Commercial Architecture. NR
18. Freight Depot (1871) (1894). Vernacular Style. NR
19. Development Resource Building (2001). New Urbanism.
20. Urban Stack (1870). Vernacular.