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Multi-million dollar renovation underway at The Redmont Hotel

Redmont renovation beginsIf you’ve driven by The Redmont Hotel in recent weeks, you’ve noticed plywood covering some of the windows and doors on the ground floor. The last two days have brought increased activity to the historic hotel as the first significant signs of its estimated $13.4 million renovation are now visible. Crews and machinery were in front of the building this morning. It will be the first extensive project undertaken at the hotel since 2007.

The property was one of the first ten to be awarded state tax credits as part of the Alabama Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credit program earlier this year. It appears to be the first of those located in Birmingham to move forward with related work.

Last August saw Hay Creek Hotels announced as the hotel management company hired to oversee the renovation. They’ve already created a landing page for the property in its reservation network; Stewart Perry is serving as the project’s general contractor. The hotel has held a renovation sale during the last month, with management holding a party in the lobby back in June. Attendees were told at that time the property’s rooftop bar, Above, would open before the renovation was completed.

A Picture of Health atop the Redmont tonight

healthposterIf you’re still looking for something to do this evening, Birmingham Bombshells is holding a pretty nice party tonight atop the historic Redmont Hotel in downtown Birmingham, AL. The event, A Picture of Health, is a benefit to raise money for ovarian cancer research and in particular the Norma Livingston Ovarian Cancer Foundation. It starts at 7 p.m. and it gives you a chance to enjoy one of the most breathtaking views of The Magic City while dressing up in 1940s-era glamour and bid on items as part of the “Every Girl’s Fantasy” auction.

There are still tickets available, at least you’ve got until 5 p.m. to purchase them in advance. We’d love to hear that they sold out tonight…

A look back: May 1


The Redmont Hotel opened.


Hugo Black recommended Cooper Green for Postmaster of Birmingham.

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A look back: February 27


Supreme Court Justice Hugo Black was born in Wilcox County.


Redmont Hotel was added to the National Register of Historic Places.

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