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Dreaming about across the street from Railroad Park

TRO JB 1st ave pers There seems to be a growing  number of people interested in the suggested development proposals presented at last week’s Operation New Birmingham breakfast briefing.

For those of you who did not see yesterday’s piece in The Birmingham News or the reader’s poll on AL.com, the elevations created by Erdreich ArchitectureThe Garrison Barrett GroupCohen Carnaggio Reynolds, Sims Architectural StudioTRO Jung|Brannen and Williams-Blackstock Architects were presented for a vote – but the elevations only tell part of the story.

Each proposal envisioned the types of businesses that could be included and tried to work in the results of a compact agreed to by property owners and developers months earlier (including ensuring that parking was handled inside of the block. The proposals are just that – ways to visualize what is possible before going to the next step. We invite you to check out all of the proposals submitted and share your thoughts.

It’s time to vote for Birmingham’s Best again

Birmingham's Best 2009 logoIt’s that time of year again. The Birmingham News and AL.com have announced that they’re taking nominations for the Birmingham’s Best awards through Monday, October 5. You’ve got to enter choices for at least 10 categories and include a valid email address for your submission to be considered. After they tabulate the votes, they’ll give you a top 5 in each category from which you’ll choose Birmingham’s Best in the near future.

Yes, The Terminal came in second last year in the best website category and we still appreciate all of the folks that voted for us. That said, we’ll see what’s in store for us this year – and for everyone else. Don’t wait, get over there and start voting!

BTW – did you vote for the Tuxedo Junction photo online today as well?