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  • New Pourhouse on Riverfront Parkway

    Parkway Pourhouse, a new venture from the guys who brought you Feed Table & Tavern, 1885 Grill and Tremont Tavern, recently opened on Riverfront Parkway. Located in an old paint store, the renovation opened up the space, leaving exposed trusses and adding in natural light through garage doors that open the space up even more when […]

  • Condé Nast Traveler: Day Trip Destination

    Once again Chattanooga is getting national attention for its offerings to travelers, this time as one of three day trips from Atlanta. In addition to great spots like Coolidge Park and Lookout Mountain, the travelogue highlights the Dwell Hotel, recommending that readers base their travel dates on the hotel’s availability; and Songbirds Guitar Museum, describing […]

  • AIA Tennessee Merit Award – The Flying Squirrel

    The Flying Squirrel joined a number of beautiful projects in being honored by the American Institute of Architects Tennessee Chapter in its annual Design Awards program. We are glad this project – and our fantastic clients, The Flying Squirrel – received this recognition. The jurors’ comments warmed our souls and made us laugh. It’s good to know […]

  • Taking home two 2018 B.R.I.C. Awards

    Two of our projects were honored at the third annual Building Recognition in Chattanooga awards banquet, which took place June 28. Our Songbirds Guitar Museum project was awarded Best Construction Detail, while our City Homes on Market project was awarded Best Residential Design of the Year. The American Institute of Architects in Chattanooga conferred both awards, […]

  • A long way from Salvage

    Take a look at this progress piece on State of Confusion, a new restaurant opening in August in the old Estate of Confusion site on Main Street. The project takes advantage of two existing structures on the site to offer visitors several different seating and service options. The structures are joined by a large patio […]

  • Chattanooga, a Popsugar favorite

    Chattanooga is getting all kinds of attention lately for being a unique and must-see place to be, and we are not mad about it. We here at Cogent are pleased as pie to be featured multiple times in this article by Popsugar! From grabbing a stellar brunch at The Flying Squirrel, catching a show at Songbirds Guitar Museum, after […]

  • Chattanooga Follow-Up to ’52 Places to Go in 2018′

    In a follow up to last month’s New York Times Article, “52 Places to Go in 2018,” Jada Yuan, a New York Times travel writer, will be traveling to each and every place on this year’s list. Her second stop – Chattanooga , Tennessee, who was named No. 25 on the list. Check out her write up “Chattanooga Is Changing. But […]

  • Chattanooga #25 in NYTimes ’52 Places to Go in 2018′

    Chattanooga was named number 25 in the New York Times top ‘52 Places to Go in 2018‘ and two of Cogent’s recent projects, the Dwell Hotel & Songbirds Guitar Museum, were featured in the article. Other locations among the ranks were places like New Orleans, Columbia, and Glasgow. We couldn’t be more excited for our amazing clients […]