Voting Open For Local Short Film "From The River To The Mountain: Protecting Cultural Landscapes"

Monday, September 10, 2018

Chattanooga is poised to take the national spotlight once again as local preservation project Grey Rocks at Cravens Terrace and a new short film about the historic house is in the running for the People's Choice Awards in the American Institute of Architects 2018 Film Challenge now through Oct. 7.

The short film entitled "From the River to the Mountain: Protecting Cultural Landscapes" describes the Cravens Terrace Cultural Landscape's current challenges. It is available to view and vote for on the AIA's 2018 Film Challenge website here.

Local architect, urban designer, and preservationist Garnet Chapin said, "Spanning Chattanooga's long history of citizen engagement and intervention in protecting and preserving the city's cultural landscapes, this short film follows the story of the Walnut Street Bridge and Bluff View Furnace projects on the Tennessee River to the historic Cravens House located in the Lookout Mountain unit of the Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park, and the neighboring Cravens Terrace Neighborhood once home to a prominent artist colony, but today two of the historic houses have fallen into disrepair. Now preservationists are sharing a vision to protect these unique mountain houses and the cultural landscape they represent."

For more information visit the Grey Rocks Facebook page.


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