Birmingham’s first dual-branded hotel is set to open in the heart of the Parkside District. Located one block from Railroad Park, at the corner of 2nd Avenue South and 17th Street, the hotel combines a Hilton Garden Inn with Hilton’s extended-stay Home2Suites in one footprint – the first of its kind in the nation.
The two properties will share a check-in point and office space, as well as a pool and a fitness center. The full hotel will offer 210 rooms along with a restaurant and bar.
REV Birmingham worked with the Mayor’s Office of Economic Development to coordinate incentives for LBA Properties, the hotel developer. Home2Suites is accepting reservations for arrivals beginning Friday, September 15. Hilton Garden Inn will accept arrivals beginning Wednesday, September 27.
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.
We are Live on 20th folks! Have you been downtown and checked out our busker performances yet? If not, you’re seriously missing out! We have talent from all over The Magic City come out on Friday evenings from 4-6 p.m. and put on performances for the public to enjoy. Performances take place at the corner of 20th Street and 3rd Avenue North. Next time you’re heading home after a long day at the office or on your way to dinner, stop by and check it out! Let’s recap some of our awesome performers below!