Let's recap the final Linn Park workshop!
Filed Under: Developer, Downtown Birmingham, Front Page, Get Involved, Yaysayers
September 5th marked a milestone in the Re-vision Linn Park planning process: a drafted concept was revealed based on the feedback of Birmingham community members. This third community meeting was also an opportunity for the project consultant team to share insight into the vision for Linn Park, report to the community on emerging themes of a renewed park identity, and next steps in this process. If you were not at the meeting, no worries. You can view the park concepts, and send in your feedback to the consultant team today!
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!
Re-vision Linn Park: the people, the place, and the solutions
Filed Under: Developer, Downtown Birmingham, Front Page, Get Involved
The second community workshop held at Boutwell Auditorium on July 26th was another opportunity for the public to weigh in on the future of Linn Park. The project consultant team shared insight about the people engaged so far, the place-based assessment of Linn Park, and the preliminary park concept solutions. Keep reading to see the results and how you can play a part in this re-vision!
Here's what our community had to say about Re-vision Linn Park!
Filed Under: Developer, Downtown Birmingham, Front Page, Potential-Proving
Partners behind Re-Vision Linn Park hosted the first of three public workshops and a digital survey that gathered feedback from community members and leaders about reactivating the park. 227 community participants gave their input and ideas which amounted to 2,230 votes and comments combined. Keep reading to see what our community had to say about the future of Linn Park!
Taking a look back at the history of the Concord Center
Filed Under: Developer, Downtown Birmingham, Front Page
Earlier this month, the Concord Center gathered its original team of developers, contractors, and architects to open a time capsule that was buried 20 years ago when the building first opened its doors. The time capsule contained a variety of memorabilia which dated back to the early 2000s. The Concord Center, which opened in 2002 as a new office building in Downtown Birmingham, was a pivotal development in sustaining offices and employment downtown over the last two decades. Want to learn more about why exactly this building is so significant to the history of Birmingham? Keep reading to find out!
Linn Park is getting a re-vision!
Filed Under: Developer, Downtown Birmingham, Front Page, Potential-Proving, Uncategorized
If you’ve been paying close attention, you may have noticed that we’ve been hinting at a new Linn Park project coming soon – and we’re finally ready to share it with you! A planning process to redesign and reactivate Linn Park kicked off recently when public and private organizational partners met on site with the nationally acclaimed park designers OJB Landscape Architecture (OJB) to begin an eight-month master plan development process to improve Linn Park.
It's flex lane time! What to expect as 20th Street construction nears the finish line
Filed Under: Developer, Downtown Birmingham, Filling Vacant Spaces, Front Page, Potential-Proving, Transportation, Yaysayers
20th Street construction has been underway for some time now and we are so excited to be entering the final phase! We are beginning the lane striping and flex lane painting this week (which is VERY exciting) so let’s break down how we got here and what to expect in the coming weeks.
Future proofing by learning from the past
Filed Under: Developer, Downtown Birmingham, Filling Vacant Spaces, Front Page, Get Involved, Potential-Proving, Yaysayers
The take from PNC, presenting sponsor of the Value of Downtown Birmingham report: Downtown is key to Birmingham’s post-pandemic economic recovery.
What the Value of Downtown report has taught us about the Magic City
Filed Under: Developer, Downtown Birmingham, Filling Vacant Spaces, Front Page, Get Involved, Potential-Proving, Small Business, Transportation, Yaysayers
The report—The Value of Downtown Birmingham, presented by PNC Bank—establishes a baseline from which city leaders, corporate leaders and organizations like REV can track growth and identify priorities for downtown improvements.
20th Street is getting a makeover! Here's what to expect and how we got here
Filed Under: Developer, Downtown Birmingham, Front Page, Potential-Proving, Transportation, Yaysayers
We have exciting news: Downtown Birmingham’s 20th Street North is getting a makeover! Read more about how we got to this point and what you can expect from this renovation in the upcoming months.