A place to Mix it up downtown

12.14.2010 by André Natta · → 3 Comments

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Mix Restaurant sign. acnatta/FlickrFolks in Birmingham’s central business district will soon have a new place to visit for sandwiches, sweets and drinks before they spend the evening enjoying a show. It appears that Mix will be joining the mix in the very near future.

The ground floor space at the corner of 19th Street and 4th Avenue North has been vacant since August 2006 when Restaurant G decided to move into The Tutwiler Hotel and become Icon. This is the latest venture by Chris DuPont, owner of Café DuPont (located just a few blocks over on 20th Street between 1st and 2nd Avenues North.

Well, folks that have driven by the space in One Federal Place in recent weeks have noticed new furniture and equipment recently moved in to the space. Today, while passing by, people would have seen a new sign (pictured above)  just days after new dark red awnings replaced the black ones that shaded its windows. The sign tells us all that we currently know about the new space – that it will serve sweets, sandwiches and drinks – though we’ve also heard that you shouldn’t be surprised to see some interesting stuff on the walls once it opens…

Photo: Mix Restaurant sign. acnatta/Flickr

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