Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Terminal Station ~ Chattanooga, Tennessee

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Location: On the north-east side of the Chattanooga Choo Choo hotel, 1400 Market Street, Chattanooga, TN 
County: Hamilton
Coordinates: N 35° 02.261    W 085° 18.407
  35.03768333    -85.30678333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM862


The Terminal Station was designed in the year 1900 by architect Dou Barber of New York City and was awarded first place in the 1900 Paris Beaux Arts Competition. Construction was started in 1906 and was completed in December 1939. The Terminal Station was closed in 1970 after serving Chattanooga for some 64 years. It was purchased, restored, and reopened to the public in April, 1973, by the Chattanooga Choo-Choo Company. It was entered on The National Register of Historic Places by the U.S. Department of the Interior on January 25, 1974.