Initiatives & Events

REV proves markets where others may not believe they exist. Events are a powerful tool to show the potential of places, programs and businesses. REV’s register of initiatives and events changes as the city changes. Here’s what we’re doing now:


Converted in 2013 from vacant warehouse to offices rich in industrial vibe, SocialVenture is a co-working space, meeting space and change-making space in the heart of Woodlawn.



Woodlawn Marketplace features 17 Woodlawn Street Market vendors, selling local coffee, fresh juice, from-scratch snacks, handmade gifts, home goods and more. Shop local with us at this pop-up experience in Woodlawn!



What happens when big personality hits a small street? Welcome to the Woodlawn Street Market. This urban street market provides a platform for startup businesses, pairing local retail & food with live entertainment in the heart of historic Woodlawn.



What’s the latest? Read all about it.


  • Downtown Birmingham's latest development is proof that small buildings can have big impacts too!

    Filed Under: Developer, Downtown Birmingham, Filling Vacant Spaces, Front Page, Potential-Proving, Uncategorized

    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!

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  • The music scene in downtown Birmingham is booming!

    Filed Under: Downtown Birmingham, Events, Front Page, Uncategorized

    One of Birmingham’s many hidden treasures is the music scene downtown. The sheer volume of concert venues we have in downtown Birmingham is something most people aren’t even aware of – but it really is remarkable! There is truly something for everyone, whether you’re into the smaller, more intimate venues or the large-scale venues for those big name artists. Keep reading to check out some of the cool venues downtown Birmingham has to offer.

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  • Rev Birmingham wins 4 Main Street Alabama awards for 2021 projects

    Filed Under: Front Page, Yaysayers

    Main Street Alabama recently celebrated local program successes at the ninth annual Awards of Excellence. REV Birmingham has been a Main Street organization since before we were REV. If you’ve ever browsed any of our history page, you might already know that REV was formed in 2012 as a strategic merger of Main Street Birmingham and Operation New Birmingham – and we’re happy to still be working toward a more vibrant city every day, project by project! Here are the Main Street Alabama awards that REV won for 2021!

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