Owner of Carrigan’s Public House purchases historic property downtown

David Carrigan
The building is a former Hibbett Sporting Goods and located next to Innovation Depot. Photo via Bham Now

Birmingham’s culinary scene may be expanding. We recently learned that the space at 1318 First Ave. N. was purchased by David Carrigan and Robert Crook. With the former being a big name in the city’s bar and food scene, we’re keeping our eye on the historic building to see what comes next!

Real estate + food team up 👏 👀

David Carrigan
According to Jefferson County Offical Records, Hibbett Historic, LLC and Recycled LLC purchased the property. Photo via Bham Now

There are two factors that always guarantee buzz around Birmingham—new real estate developments and our fire food scene. So, when we heard leaders in both of these industries were behind the purchase we couldn’t help but wonder if a new restaurant is on the horizon. Jefferson County Offical Records shows Hibbett Historic LLC and Recycled LLC as the grantees of the property.

David Carrigan

Recycled LLC belongs to David Carrigan who owns some of our favorite spots around town to grab a beer and some grub. Carrigan’s has two locations, downtown and Mountain Brook. While the downtown location is temporarily closed, you can visit the Mountain Brook restaurant and bar and recently rebranded Brat Brot, Carrigan’s Beer Garden.

Robert Crook

robert crook Owner of Carrigan's Public House purchases historic property downtown
Robert Crook is a fourth-generation commercial real estate agent in Birmingham. Photo via Ironvest Partners’ website

The agent on Hibbett Historic LLC, Robert Crook, founded Ironvest Partners and is an official board member of the local NAIOP Chapter. According to Ironvest Partners’ Instagram, he’s also apart of the project transforming the former Red Cross Building into a 192-room apartment project.

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Irene Richardson
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