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Staff photo / The intersection of Oak Street and Glenwood Drive is seen on Wednesday, Mar. 9, 2016, in Chattanooga, Tenn.

Drive time: It is just a couple of miles from Warner Park to the Tennessee Aquarium by way of East Third Street and Riverfront Parkway. The trip should only take about six minutes.

Locator maps: The Glenwood community encompasses McCallie Avenue on one end and Wilcox Boulevard on the other, connected by North Holtsclaw Avenue. One of its borders is the Tennessee River.

Curb appeal: According to Realtor.com houses for sale in Glenwood in March 2022 had a median listing price of $239,900. Glenwood has 158 homes on the National Registry of Historic Places, according to the neighborhood's website. Home styles include bungalows, neo-Tudors and classical and international styles.

Breakfast: You can get your day started at the Rembrandt's Coffee House which has has a nice selection of food, including French toast and a buttermilk biscuit breakfast, and is open from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Lunch: Ronnie's Bar and Grill, which opens at 7 in the morning, is an excellent option for lunch and offers top-notch hamburgers.

Dinner: American Wings has some of the best wings in town and offers deals from six wings to 100.

In the news: Recently, a new telemedicine business was approved to move into a Glenwood house and serve as a business as well as a residence, prompting some pushback from the community.

Happy place: According to HistoricGlenwood.com, the neighborhood has a history of fun community gatherings including the Glenwood Jazz Festival, an annual National Night Out in August and a Service Fair to match residents to community services.

Shop talk: The closest shopping center to the area is Warehouse Row, which offers a lot of different dining and "high-end retail stores."

Livability score sheet

Walkability: Warner Park and the Chattanooga Zoo provide a nice area in the neighborhood to walk, but while there are available sidewalks in the community, most transit is done by car.

Health-care assets: CHI Memorial hospital is within walking distance of the neighborhood.

Claim to fame: During the Civil War, the Battle for Chattanooga cut right through Glenwood. Also, multiple Native American tribes lived in the neighborhood — the Mississippian Native Americans about 1,000 years ago, and some Cherokees in the 1700s.

Schools (in the area):

— The Glenwood School (K-5)

— Orchard Knob Elementary (K-5)

— Orchard Knob Middle School (6-8)

— Howard High School (9-12)

— Chattanooga Schools for the Arts & Sciences (K-12)

— Notre Dame High School (9-12)

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