Remember to keep voting every day in October to help the Alabama Theatre restore its big Alabama sign on 18th Street!
The historic Birmingham theater is one of 25 finalists across the U.S. vying for grant money in the Partners in Preservation: Main Streets campaign. The competition’s winners will be decided through public voting, which is open through October 31.
If you love the Alabama Theatre, submit five votes daily for the Birmingham project by visiting www.BigAlabamaSign.com.
This fall, the REV team is doing some new REV things, with a demonstration project designed to prove and improve downtown Birmingham’s market for more retail.
I believe that Birmingham is still missing something important—something that inspires people to experience downtown on foot, that can tell the story of our city and its cultures.
Sixteenth St. Baptist Church honoring its history with interactive museum opening on 56th anniversary of bombing
Sept. 15, 56 years to the day that a bomb killed four little girls— Addie Mae Collins, Denise McNair, Cynthia Wesley and Carole Robertson— a new interactive museum will open honoring the girls and the chain of events their murders set off in the Civil Rights Movement.