Five Points South is alive. Discover the new spots making it colorful

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Five Points South
A street-view of Five Points Lane on a blue-sky day. Photo via Jacob Blankenship for Bham Now

Five Points South, one of Birmingham’s most iconic and historic neighborhoods, is quickly reemerging as one of the Magic City’s most exciting entertainment destinations. Today, the neighborhood is much more than a downtown connector for Birmingham’s suburbs—it’s full of life, with a heartbeat and a ton of potential. And one redevelopment firm is pushing for progress like no other. Enter Orchestra Partners.

Restoring the past, strengthening the present, and ensuring a sustainable future for Five Points South

Founded in 1887 as one of Birmingham’s first streetcar-lined suburbs, Five Points South is one of our city’s most historic neighborhoods. Home to iconic landmarks, award-winning restaurants, and more, it’s reemerging as a thriving entertainment destination in the Magic City.

And Five Points South is just one of the communities Orchestra Partners has set their sights on. The developers at Orchestra Partners have a vision for the historic neighborhood: “to create experiences that increase visitor foot traffic with a mix of retail and entertainment spots.” And they’re moving fast to make that vision a reality.

Their three developments in Five Points include:

Already planning your trip? You’ll find parking at the Five Points deck located at 2012 Magnolia Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205, and valet is available for The Hive and Peerless & The Dude.

We’re thrilled to see local developers dedicated to reviving places like Five Points South and others that are embedded into Birmingham’s fabric. These places, new and old, are what make our city colorful and vibrant.

When is the last time you explored this historic part of Birmingham? We want to know your favorite Five Points spot. Share it with us on social at @BhamNow on Facebook and Instagram, or @Now_Bham on Twitter.

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