Neighborhood Guide Normal Park in Chattanooga Tn

Normal Park is a neighborhood in Chattanooga, Tennessee. It is located on the north shore of the Tennessee River to the east of the North Shore neighborhood. This is a hilly neighborhood of tree lined streets and sidewalks for enjoying them. This is a mature area with lots of different styles of architecture including the Craftsmen style bungalow and shotgun style houses. The houses in this area sell for over $200.000 depending on the size and whether they have been renovated.  Barton Avenue is on the south and Summer Street is the most northern point. There is a real neighborhood feel in this area.

One of Chattanooga’s finest public schools is partially located in this neighborhood. The Normal  Park Museum Magnet School is popular with parents, students and teachers and their comments have earned it a 5/5/ community rating on GreatSchools. It is also a high performing school. It is well above average in almost every area and really shines in some. Enough to have earned an 8/10  based on the results of the standardized state tests in 2010/11. It is located on two separate campuses, upper and lower.

The Northside Presbyterian Church  is a historic church and has been located in North Chattanooga since 1886. The land for the current church was purchased in the early 20th century. Sunday service takes place at 11am and there is a nursery if you prefer to worship without the little ones but rest assured they are more than welcome to attend even if they make a little noise. It is not necessary to dress up to attend but you are welcome to if you prefer. The church has many active ministries and you are welcome to join any that appeal to you. If you have a prayer request you can submit it on the website. No matter where you are in your spiritual journey, you will find a place at this very welcoming church.

Coolidge Park is the gem of North Chattanooga. It is small at only six acres but it offers a wonderful green space for a picnic, a historic hundred year old restored carousel and an interactive fountain where the kids can feel free to jump right in.

The Chattanooga Theatre Center is located nearby and offers six shows every year on their Main Stage. This is community theater at its finest.

Chattanooga Golf and Country Club  is located just to the southeast of this neighborhood. It is an 18 hole private equity club.

There are plenty of local shops and restaurants both within the neighborhood and within a short walk or drive.