BIRMINGHAM IS AWESOME.
And we believe Birmingham has even greater potential. Our city is full of creative people, historic fabric and big dreams — and we work to make all of it work together. We are REV Birmingham, a place-based revitalization and economic development nonprofit with a mission of creating vibrant commercial districts.
Value of Downtown Birmingham Report
A strong downtown strengthens the entire region, and we need all our community partners to be working together to create impact downtown. Explore this data-packed report—The Value of Downtown Birmingham, presented by PNC!
We’ve made it to the third and final public workshop for Re-vision Linn Park! Partners behind Re-Vision Linn Park will wrap up the community engagement process at the last public workshop on Tuesday, October 4, at Boutwell Auditorium. Community members can participate and provide feedback on a park design concept in the noon or 5:30 p.m. session – so come out one last time and let your voice be heard!
If you’ve been following REV for a while, you probably remember The Big Pitch Competitions we used to hold back in the day. The Big Pitch presented by PNC was essentially our own little version of Shark Tank. And a lot of your favorite local businesses that participated in this competition now have active retail storefronts that you can go check out. Let’s start with some of our finalists that are based in the City of Birmingham and see what they’ve been up to!
Have you been to Downtown Birmingham’s newest development located on 25th Street? If not, you need to head down there ASAP and check it out! This new single story development is a product of a collaboration between David Baker Architects (DBA) and Locke General Contractors, led by DBA’s very own Amanda Loper. It is intended to be a “collaborative commercial space in a catalyst development area of Birmingham.” Both DBA and Locke General Contractors will be tenants of the space, along with June Coffee Roasters, Zephyr Barber, and Last Call Baking Cooperative!
How can you help?
From historic building rehab consulting to creative placemaking to technical assistance for entrepreneurs, we’re responding to the impact of COVID-19 while ensuring Birmingham doesn’t lose the momentum we’ve gained in recent years.
As a nonprofit, we need your help to keep this momentum going! Yaysayers like you can help build a more vibrant Birmingham by supporting REV’s potential-proving and place-making work.
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