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A Survey For The Next Chapter Of Chattanooga’s Hawk Hill

Aerial view of AT&T Field at Chattanooga’s Hawk Hill.
River City Company
Aerial view of AT&T Field at Chattanooga’s Hawk Hill.

What should the future be for Hawk Hill in downtown Chattanooga?

Since the spring of 2000, the area has been home to AT&T Field and the Chattanooga Lookouts.

But once the new stadium for the minor league baseball team is built on the old U.S. Pipe / Wheland Foundry site, AT&T Field will be demolished - and Hawk Hill will be available for redevelopment.

River City Company - the economic development nonprofit for downtown Chattanooga - is now soliciting community input on the future of Hawk Hill.

Emily Mack is River City’s executive director.

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