Reclaiming History – Negro League Baseball Museum

Few men alive are part of the living history of America’s Pastime the way Oliver “Son” Ferguson is. At 94, he is one of the last of a dying breed, men who came up in the industrial baseball leagues of a tough steel town and went on to play professional baseball before the color barrier [...]

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LIV Parkside $30 million apartment and retail project starts construction in Birmingham

The $30 million LIV Parkside across from Birmingham Railroad Park will move from the drawing board to reality Monday when it becomes the first of the announced apartment developments in the area to break ground. The six-story LIV Parkside is being built across First Avenue South from the $19 million Railroad Park between 17th Street [...]

By |2015-05-15T16:53:18-05:00May 5th, 2015|Construction & Development|0 Comments

Railroad Park voted best new park in U.S. in web poll

Birmingham's Railroad Park has won the People's Choice for best new park in the U.S. in an online poll conducted by The Daily Green, a national, environmentally-oriented website. Editors at The Daily Green had selected Railroad Park to compete with notable new parks across the country including New York City's High Line, the much talked-about [...]

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