Walls fall on the Southside

12.1.2008 by André Natta · → 2 Comments

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Photo: Travis Bryant/bhamterminal.com

Today demolition crews started tearing down the former homes of Jim Reed Books, Scott’s Koneys, FedEx/Kinko’s and the Birmingham Water Works to allow for construction to begin for the highly anticipated Block 121 development. The project, being developed by Corporate Realty Development and Inland American Communities Group is slated to include retail space and 258 rental units. The last tenant on the block, Express Oil Change, moved to its new location on University Blvd. earlier this year, while Scott’s Koney’s and FedEx/Kinko’s moved nearly a year ago.

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Garrett Davis
Garrett Davis

I hadn't heard about this but it sounds fantastic. With 225 new apartments, and approximately 400-600 new residents, I wonder if that will be enough to entice a grocery...

Garrett Davis
Garrett Davis

I hadn't heard about this but it sounds fantastic. With 225 new apartments, and approximately 400-600 new residents, I wonder if that will be enough to entice a grocery...