This area was originally called Hill City by African-Americans making a new life soon after the Emancipation Proclamation ended slavery in 1863. Today, it's an eclectic mix of businesses run by passionate locals, embracing the tagline, "Hip to Historical." Visitor and local favorites include NorthShore Grille, River Street Deli, Sweet CeCe's and Taco Mamacita's.
NorthShore Grille, 16 Frazier Ave., Chattanooga, 423-757-2000
River Street Deli, 151 River St., Chattanooga, 423-756-3354
Sweet CeCe's, 330 Frazier Ave., Chattanooga, 423-710-1633
Taco Mamacita's, 109 N. Market St., Chattanooga, 423-648-6262