The newest addition to the medical portion of downtown Birmingham’s skyline has led to a necessary, and currently temporary, move of parking facilities for the city’s VA medical center. The changes went into effect November 1.
Entries Tagged as 'downtown'
November 1st, 2012 · Comments Off · Health
Folks heading downtown for church (or for a visit to the museum) on Sunday may find it just a little harder to park than normal – since they’ll have started filming portions of the Jackie Robinson biopic “42″ in the area around the Tutwiler Hotel.
February 1st, 2012 · Comments Off · 35203
Folks driving by downtown Birmingham’s Powell School (and folks who haven’t had the chance yet) would be happy to take stock of progress being made with regards to efforts to save the 123 year old building that once served as the city’s first school.
January 5th, 2012 · Comments Off · Regionwide, The City
The long-term outlook for the county provides the perfect testing opportunity to see if Birmingham, AL is ready for pay and display meters. A recent ruling associated with the county’s bankruptcy filing means we’ll get a good sample pool for some time to come.
June 28th, 2011 · Comments Off · Media
It’s not quite a digital newsstand but it’s an interesting next step for Birmingham, AL’s newspaper of record – boxes in front of their headquarters are now accepting credit cards.
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.
June 21st, 2011 · Comments Off · BJCC, Development
The BJCC recently posted architectural renderings of its soon-to-be under construction hotel and marketplace development.
May 23rd, 2011 · Comments Off · architecture
This afternoon a Birmingham City Council committee could help take the next step in preserving and restoring the city’s oldest school building after a fire gutted it earlier this year.