A former movie theater in Chattanooga has been  transformed into a fitness complex. The garage is faced with a 5,000-square-foot climbing wall, above, one of the nation's largest.
A former movie theater in Chattanooga has been transformed into a fitness complex. The garage is faced with a 5,000-square-foot climbing wall, above, one of the nation's largest. Herald-Leader
A former movie theater in Chattanooga has been transformed into a fitness complex. The garage is faced with a 5,000-square-foot climbing wall, above, one of the nation's largest. Herald-Leader

Tom Eblen: Chattanooga offers good lessons for Lexington's downtown redevelopment

June 16, 2015 02:39 PM

UPDATED June 16, 2015 08:19 PM

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Tom Eblen

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Tom Eblen is a columnist for the Lexington Herald-Leader who writes about life, people and issues in Lexington and Kentucky. A Lexington native, Eblen was the Herald-Leader's managing editor from 1998 to 2008.