What are we building in Birmingham?

07.20.2009 by André Natta · → 2 Comments

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One of the people who spoke at last week’s launch event for the Birmingham Business Alliance was Birmingham’s mayor, Larry Langford. Among other things, he announced plans for tomorrow’s groundbreaking for the BJCC’s multipurpose facility (a.k.a. dome) and other progress on projects throughout The Magic City.

As people begin to talk about the feasibility of the dome and other projects, they may want to take a look at this story published by The Next American City about whether or not a city should take the leap into convention center expansion.

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Kevin Katechis
Kevin Katechis

Excellent article. I have been saying all along...Bham shouldn't use Charlotte, Nashville or Austin as a blueprint...we need to look towards Greenville SC...it is the city of the future. It has a vibrant downtown that attracts creatives, students and businesses alike.

Kevin Katechis
Kevin Katechis

Excellent article. I have been saying all along...Bham shouldn't use Charlotte, Nashville or Austin as a blueprint...we need to look towards Greenville SC...it is the city of the future. It has a vibrant downtown that attracts creatives, students and businesses alike.