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Preserve Chattanooga: What Is Historic Preservation?

Downtown Chattanooga Historic District
Preserve Chattanooga
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Downtown Chattanooga Historic District

To look forward, sometimes you have to look back.

We begin the first in our series of conversations on “Scenic Roots” about historic preservation in Chattanooga, in collaboration with the nonprofit Preserve Chattanooga - formerly known as Cornerstones.

Todd Morgan is executive director of Preserve Chattanooga.

Melissa Mortimer is historic preservation planner for the City of Chattanooga.

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