Welcome to the “GEM of the South”, Chattanooga, Tennessee

You ask what makes Chattanooga the “Gem of the South”?

Here are some fine examples –

WOW! Be prepared as beautiful as this glass bridge is, it extends right over the top of a very busy highway and it is a bit unnerving your first, second, and possibly third time across!

Downtown Chattanooga!

CHA Pedestrian Bridge, one of the cities hot spots for peeps & pets!

The view of the river from the art district called, Bluff Point!

This magnificent old train station is undergoing a complete renovation and will be restored back to its former glamorous self!

This beautiful old train station is about to get the royal treatment, come to CHA to see the “Before & After” renovation!

The terminal, appropriately named as it sits directly beside the train station, currently a hotel.

You will find lots of fun artistic details all around the city of Chattanooga! View from “Bluff Point”.

This gorgeous old building in Bluff Point has one of the cities “Best Bakery’s” – Bluff Point Bakery.

Oh, you simply must try this bread and the smell is out of this world, “Yum”!

You’ll often see our local police on two wheels out and about the city.

Chattanooga has four downtown bridges, one for pedestrians and one for driving.

Chattanooga has many live music venues from Opera to Jazz and everything in between!

Many of the city streets are lined with beautiful trees, in particular Market St!

This is a shopping experience you won’t soon forget, “A must see!”

Treat yourself to a fun day of shopping, dining, and great coffee at Warehouse Row!

My neighbors, “amazing Designers” are responsible for the upscale nature and development of this entire shopping district, worth the trip!

Where do you see Designer chairs like these? Why “Warehouse Row”, of course!

Where to stay on your visit to Chattanooga? There are many lovely B&B and nice hotels. One of which has been top-rated, #1 is Embassy Suites, Chattanooga, TN.

This quaint B&B is also in the heart of the Bluff Point district and walking distance to downtown. – a favorite of locals and out of town visitors!

More fun things to do!

Area 61 — coolest art gallery!

Shooting start from Area 61 for an entertainment room design in Nashville.

Alleia, great food, atmosphere and valet!

The sculptures scattered throughout the city are one of the many reasons to come and see this fun place for yourselves!

“The Dress” on the southside.

“The Fires”

The cute sculpture sits right at the end of the glass walkway and conveniently located right next to an ice cream shop!

Hunter Museum at Bluff Point.

Last, but not least, if you love history and beautiful historic homes, take a quick drive up to “Missionary Ridge,” and see the battle grounds of the civil ware, with many beautiful statues, historical markers, homes and the view — are all together beautiful and incredible!

Missionary Ridge Mansion, Chattanooga, TN

Mansion on Missionary Ridge.

One of the many Civil Ware canons on Missionary Ridge!

The Hot Spots – also check out “Rock City” one of the biggest attractions in TN.

We welcome you to Chattanooga, a fun place to be and see!

Please send and share your favorite memories and favorites of Chattanooga, I will love to hear all about them!

My best to you,


Dawn D Totty Interior Designs is available for online, onsite, and global interior residential & commercial design. To schedule your custom design consultation contact Dawn at (615) 339-9919 or ddtotty@comcast.net.

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