When Dr. Valencia Wells purchased Morris Avenue Eye Care in 2013, moving wasn’t part of the plan. After all, the practice has been in the same location next door to Peanut Depot for 23 years. But as we all know, plans change! When developers purchased the building and announced their intention to repurpose the ground floor, Dr. Wells began to look for a new location. She found space just a few blocks east of her current location… so Morris Avenue Eye Care will remain on Morris Avenue! Stay tuned to their website for more info. REV Birmingham is working with Dr. Wells to identify parking and other solutions that may help offset the costs of the move. Helping small businesses identify commercial real estate and understand and access available incentives are just some of the services REV’s Catalytic Development team offers.
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.