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With the advent of Railroad Park in 2010 came a vision to redevelop the Powell Avenue Steam Plant in Birmingham’s Southside. by Hanno van der Bijl Read the interview in the Birmingham Business Journal
Orchestra Partners and landscape architect Tom Leader are developing a new master plan for the Parkside District that is geared to enhance walkability between commercial and residential communities anchored by the redevelopment of the former coal burning steam plant and other nearby World War II-era warehouse properties. by Hanno van der Bijl Read More at [...]
Orchestra Partners has joined forces with nationally renowned landscape architect Tom Leader to design a Parkside master plan to enhance walkability and connect the Parkside District to surrounding neighborhoods. This project includes historic preservation and mixed-use redevelopment plans for Powell Avenue Steam Plant and several historic warehouse buildings west of Railroad Park surrounding Good [...]
The Powell Avenue Steam Plant powered Birmingham’s growth for more than a century. Now an ambitious plan hopes to resurrect it to connect a revitalized Magic City. by William Thornton Read More at AL.com.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]