Shady Side

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Shady Side or Shadyside is an informal community on the eastern edge of Ensley, centered on Shadyside Park (now Exchange Park), near where I-20/59 crosses Bush Boulevard, west of Bush Hills and south of Roberts Field. The area was subdivided by F. A. Burr's Shadyside Land Company and many homes were occupied by superintendents and managers at the Tennessee Coal, Iron & Railroad Company's Ensley Works. After 1912 the community was served by the No. 7 Wylam-Bush Hills streetcar line.

Local institutions included the Shadyside Methodist Episcopal Church, Shady Side Pharmacy, and Shadyside Bar & Grill. The community was bisected by the construction of the interstate.