Judging by the questions we’re getting, The Empire Hotel is shaping up to be downtown’s next hot project! So, for the curious, here’s an update directly from our friends at the hotel.
Executive Chef Haller Magee is finalizing menus for Moon Shine, the 17th floor rooftop bar that will offer spectacular views of the city, tantalizing small plates and signature drinks from a fully-stocked bar. He’s also cooking up plans for The Yard, The Empire’s full service farm-to-table restaurant. Look for a soft opening this spring.
The REV team is engaged with complex projects like The Empire on many levels, from facilitating streetscape improvements to locking down financial incentives. The end result? We’re helping to create vibrant commercial districts by filling vacant spaces and growing sustainable businesses.
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!
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!
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.