Congratulations and thank you to Merrill Stewart, his team at Stewart Perry Construction and the entire TJ Tower redevelopment team for continuing to go the extra mile to restore the iconic dirigible mooring mast on the roof of this elegant former luxury hotel-turned-apartment tower. They’ve continued making additions… the structure now lights up in changing colors! Considered the future of travel when the Thomas Jefferson Hotel opened in 1929, dirigibles never gained widespread popularity, but the architecture of this structure has captured the hearts and minds of Birmingham ever since.
Next time you’re close to downtown after dark, look to the sky above the TJ Tower and enjoy the light show. Thank you, Merrill!
At REV, we also love seeing the added vibrancy on the street as patrons enjoy outdoor dining in our beautiful city. As indoor dining reopens, cities across the country are realizing that ending expanded outdoor dining could mean leaving money on the table.
Although the Greyhound Bus Terminal was renovated in the ’70s, many original elements of the building remained and have now been become historic highlights in the present-day adaptive reuse project. Join us on a photo tour of the historic space!
This is obviously good for downtown… but why *exactly*? Here’s REV President & CEO David Fleming’s take on what the move means for downtown Birmingham’s place in the world now and in the future.