Chattanooga Lookouts stadium site developer sees home run potential on Southside site

Contributed photo / Artist rendering shows the proposed Chattanooga Lookouts stadium planned on the Southside.
Contributed photo / Artist rendering shows the proposed Chattanooga Lookouts stadium planned on the Southside.

When the new Chattanooga Lookouts stadium opens on the former Wheland Foundry site in two years, the master developer for the project hopes to offer far more than a playing field for players and fans.

Jim Irwin, the Atlanta developer who has successfully redeveloped other abandoned industrial properties in Fort Wayne,...