• Unveiling the history of Woodlawn  

    Filed Under: Front Page, Historic Preservation, Small Business, Uncategorized, Woodlawn

    One of the most legendary and storied neighborhoods of Birmingham is Woodlawn.  It is a community, anchored by one of the great public high schools of Birmingham, that has produced many citizens who contributed to the life of our city and has had an impact beyond the neighborhood itself.  In a short post like this true justice cannot be done to the rich heritage and legacy of Woodlawn.  However, we hope that this narrative brings together many of the diverse threads that make up the fabric of the community’s historic arc in a concise piece. 

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  • Saving Places: Why the Liberty National Building Matters to Birmingham

    Filed Under: Filling Vacant Spaces, Front Page, Historic Preservation

    The preservation of our urban treasures is a civic mission that requires a commitment from both the public and private sectors. This responsibility extends beyond developers or the city; it encompasses all of us who cherish Birmingham’s authentic character, its heritage, and its stories. Through intentional collaboration, we stand ready to converge whenever opportunities arise. The current buzz surrounding the sale of the Liberty National Building marks a pivotal juncture.

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  • Why your voice on historic preservation is essential

    Filed Under: Front Page, Get Involved, Historic Preservation, Residential

    President and CEO of REV Birmingham David Fleming writes about the importance of historic preservation and highlights the advocacy efforts that saved the French Quarter in New Orleans and the Forest Park neighborhood in Birmingham. The article concludes with a call to action, urging for new leaders and the implementation of various strategies to protect and celebrate Birmingham’s historic buildings and places.

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