What the Value of Downtown report has taught us about the Magic City

The report—The Value of Downtown Birmingham, presented by PNC Bank—establishes a baseline from which city leaders, corporate leaders and organizations like REV can track growth and identify priorities for downtown improvements. 


20th Street is getting a makeover! Here’s what to expect

We hope you’ve noticed that big things are happening on 20th Street North! For the first time in nearly 50 years, Birmingham’s main street is getting a face-lift. Here’s a rundown on what to expect from this project. The “hardscape” work will be done in four phases. Now that the first phase is complete on the northbound lane of 20th Street from 3rd Avenue North to Linn Park let’s talk about what gets done in each phase.  


Beyond the beauty of Downtown Birmingham’s Churches

Downtown Birmingham is full of beautiful buildings, both new and old! A good portion of those buildings consist of churches, and while many of them are beautiful to look at, they also have a rich history that often gets overlooked.


A historic retail block transformed: The Pizitz and New Ideal buildings then and now

Downtown Birmingham retail is regaining its strength now, with some of the department stores of yesteryear finding new life with different uses.


10 Downtown Birmingham spots to get your caffeine fix

We compiled a list of 10 downtown coffee shops for you to explore next time you need a change of scenery!


Creating Kinetic energy in a downtown workplace

Jay Brandrup, principal and founder of Kinetic Communications, takes pride in the workplace culture he has been able to create since he started his company in 1995.


Celebrating 150 years in the Magic City

Birmingham’s history has truly had an impact on the world.   


1456
Next →