This Roy Tuley aerial photo was likely taken in the mid-late 1940s. A duplicated layer has been created showing only buildings that remain standing in 2014. All others are masked out in
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There are remarkably few structures that still stand. This may reflect a typical lifespan of a changing urban landscape. However, I suspect Chattanooga’s push toward ‘Urban Renewal’ during the late 1950s through the early ‘70s wiped out more architecture than usual.
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If you find a building that is visible in this image, but not marked as remaining, please zoom to it and frame it to the image window. Copy the 4 coordinates shown in the box above. Contact me or post a comment below with all pertinent information. (Not available during the full-screen zoom).