Downtown Birmingham was once a center for garment manufacturing and retailing. And while venerable department stores such as Loveman’s and Pizitz have been repurposed for other uses, the clothing business is again a part of downtown’s retail mix. Long time establishments such as Baldone Tailors, Robert Hill Tailors and Fine Traditions have been joined in the last several years by Sonya Faye Tailors & Clothier and Charm on 2nd. Newcomers include Shebet’s Boutique, Alchemy 213 (pictured above), Artefact Supply and the latest addition, The Clothing Gallery, which is expected to open in February. Whether you’re looking for custom tailored attire, the latest urban fashions from Milan and New York, or unique accessories, you’ll find them all within just a few walkable blocks downtown.
Meet Lauren and Marina Moore! These sisters have lived at The Watts residents for the past two years. Learn why the Moores choose to live downtown rather than stay in the suburbs.
REV focuses on creating vibrant business districts. These districts enhance our lives and help attract and retain talent and business in our region. REV works in two main areas within Birmingham; Woodlawn and Downtown. In 2022 the city has seen a lot of growth and changes, so let’s reflect on the past year!