Birmingham Lofts is
pleased to provide you with the following information and links to
various Birmingham-related sites. Birmingham, founded in 1871 and
the largest city in the state, is a city with a lot going on.
Located in Jones Valley near the southern end of the Appalachian
system, it enjoys a varied topography that affords some amazing
Downtown Birmingham is
in a period of growth and has a renewed focus on residential living.
Many new lofts and condos are being built and renovated, allowing
for re-use of some gorgeous older downtown buildings that have been
vacant in years past. The number of people living in downtown
Birmingham has risen sharply over the last decade and that number is
estimated to continue to rise as new housing inventory of all types
becomes available in the downtown market.
"Lights are winking on all over
Birmingham, in fact, with dilapidated structures bustling with
renewed activity. Bankers, artists, realtors, lawyers and architects
have decided to make downtown their home, and it's resulting in a
rebirth of the Magic City's center."
Long a leading iron
and steel center, called the Pittsburgh of the South, Birmingham
industry has diversified since the 1970s to include textiles,
chemicals, automotive parts, and aircraft production. The city's
economic focus has moved toward health-care services, commerce,
banking, insurance, and research. A leading New South city,
Birmingham developed rapidly with the expansion of railroads and its
connection with the Gulf of Mexico by canal, and has become a trade
and communications center.
Here are some links to
downtown and Southside attractions:
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