While the street paving may be ending over near Railroad Park, it’s looking like construction is just getting started. You’re looking at the site once considered for the Standard at Midtown. Now, it’s trying to be a Parkside home for nearly 300 people in greater downtown Birmingham.
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April 10th, 2013 · Comments Off · architecture
June 24th, 2011 · Comments Off · Urban Design
June 28 & 29 will give concerned citizens in metro Birmingham a chance to voice their suggestions pertaining to how the development around Railroad Park and redevelopment of the Bessemer Superhighway should happen – and how it can help produce a more livable city.
May 10th, 2010 · 3 Comments · architecture, Business
The fate of the former Birmingham Fire Department Engine No. 22 building is partially in the hands of the city’s budget and finance committee. They will consider the proposal to sell to the developer wanting to replace it with a Walgreens. The full council must still vote after receiving the recommendation from the committee.
February 2nd, 2010 · 1 Comment · architecture
As work continues on downtown Birmingham’s Railroad Park, several of the city’s prominent firms offer their suggestions about what the property across the street from it should look like – and Operation New Birmingham decided to share the results with everybody.
June 2nd, 2009 · 4 Comments · Business
Birmingham’s Century Plaza announced that it is now closed, leading to a number of stories in town and perhaps some ideas about what should be happening next with the property…
April 30th, 2009 · 2 Comments · Development
Groundbreaking ceremonies seem to becoming quite the normal occurrence here in Birmingham, AL. Here’s a photo in advance of yesterday’s groundbreaking for CiTYViLLE BLOCK 121 on the city’s Southside.
December 1st, 2008 · 2 Comments · The City
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 [...]
October 17th, 2008 · 2 Comments · Medical
So for those that missed it this week, there were two significant developments in our local medical community, both involving new homes for long time institutions. On Wednesday, Childrens Hospital received approval from the state (and uncontested) to move forward with plans for a 700,000 square foot, $480 million replacement/expansion facility on its downtown Birmingham [...]