Morris Avenue Eyecare has officially relocated to their new office at the historic 2229 Morris Avenue. Dr. Valencia Wells has invested more than $250,000 to acquire and renovate the new space and relocate sensitive eye exam equipment.
It was important to Dr. Wells that she remain in the city of Birmingham, and downtown in particular, to continue providing service to the residents and workers in the area. Her staff includes three full-time employees and three part-time employees.
Morris Avenue Eyecare is open Monday through Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and includes a retail shop for frame supplies and repairs.
REV partnered with Dr. Wells to assist with parking and is currently helping pursue incentives with partners at the City of Birmingham.
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.