The Linn Henley Research Library is the best kept secret in Birmingham!
Filed Under: Downtown Birmingham, Front Page
Why should you CHECK OUT the Linn Henley Research Library? From its neoclassical look on the outside to the intricate murals in the reading room, the Linn Henley Research Library is a great place to spend your quiet time or deep dive into some research. Find out more information about the artist who painted the murals, history, and even where to find parking here!
2022 in retrospect: 6 projects that have created vibrancy in Birmingham.
Filed Under: Downtown Birmingham, Front Page, Woodlawn, Yaysayers
REV focuses on creating vibrant business districts. These districts enhance our lives and help attract and retain talent and business in our region. REV works in two main areas within Birmingham; Woodlawn and Downtown. In 2022 the city has seen a lot of growth and changes, so let’s reflect on the past year!
Let's recap the final Linn Park workshop!
Filed Under: Developer, Downtown Birmingham, Front Page, Get Involved, Yaysayers
September 5th marked a milestone in the Re-vision Linn Park planning process: a drafted concept was revealed based on the feedback of Birmingham community members. This third community meeting was also an opportunity for the project consultant team to share insight into the vision for Linn Park, report to the community on emerging themes of a renewed park identity, and next steps in this process. If you were not at the meeting, no worries. You can view the park concepts, and send in your feedback to the consultant team today!
Join us for the third and final Re-vision Linn Park public workshop!
Filed Under: Downtown Birmingham, Front Page, Get Involved
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!
Here's what our community had to say about Re-vision Linn Park!
Filed Under: Developer, Downtown Birmingham, Front Page, Potential-Proving
Partners behind Re-Vision Linn Park hosted the first of three public workshops and a digital survey that gathered feedback from community members and leaders about reactivating the park. 227 community participants gave their input and ideas which amounted to 2,230 votes and comments combined. Keep reading to see what our community had to say about the future of Linn Park!
You spoke, we listened: What our community wants to see in Linn Park
Filed Under: Downtown Birmingham, Front Page, Get Involved, Yaysayers
Over the past 6 months partners with the Mayor’s Office of Social Justice and Racial Equity, the Birmingham Museum of Art, The City of Birmingham Park and Recreation Board, The Friends of Linn Park, and The Philip Morris Fund for Design Arts to gather the community in a planning process the envisions what Linn Park could be for the future of our city. And now, we’re taking it one step further and getting YOUR input as well!
Re-vision Linn Park: Your Park, Your Vision
Filed Under: Business-Proving, Downtown Birmingham, Front Page, Get Involved, Yaysayers
Word around town is that Linn Park is getting a facelift – no really! Linn Park is undergoing a community-oriented planning and design process to bring a renewed vision, fresh design concept, and an activation plan. And we want you to be part of this process – keep reading to find out how!
Linn Park is getting a re-vision!
Filed Under: Developer, Downtown Birmingham, Front Page, Potential-Proving, Uncategorized
If you’ve been paying close attention, you may have noticed that we’ve been hinting at a new Linn Park project coming soon – and we’re finally ready to share it with you! A planning process to redesign and reactivate Linn Park kicked off recently when public and private organizational partners met on site with the nationally acclaimed park designers OJB Landscape Architecture (OJB) to begin an eight-month master plan development process to improve Linn Park.
History of Linn Park: acknowledging the past and envisioning the future
Filed Under: Front Page, Yaysayers
Linn Park is full of history and potential. Soon, the Re-vision Linn Park coalition will embark on a community-oriented planning project to position Linn Park as a vibrant destination that drives inclusive growth, greater public use, preservation and property reinvestment. You can expect to hear more about that soon, but first let’s reflect on the park’s history.