Your guide to the perfect summer in Parkside at The Palmer


The Palmer saltwater pool
Get ready to relax poolside all summer. (Nathan Watson / Bham Now)

Parkside is truly the place to be in Birmingham in the summer—Barons games at Regions Field, warm afternoons at Railroad Park and easy access to some of Birmingham’s best restaurants and bars. If you’re looking to live in one of Birmingham’s most exciting areas, you don’t want to miss The Palmer. We got an inside look at their amazing amenities—keep reading to see everything The Palmer has to offer.

Parkside living at The Palmer

The Palmer penthouse skydeck
The Palmer’s Skydeck offers stunning views of downtown. (Nathan Watson / Bham Now)

The Palmer is one of the newest apartment communities in Birmingham’s Parkside district, and it’s already a popular choice for downtown living after just one year. This Parkside apartment has a collection of studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments available to fit every lifestyle, whether you spend your days studying or working.

Stunning amenities + perks you’ll find at The Palmer

Living at The Palmer makes it easier to have the summer of your dreams—without leaving your apartment.

  • Resort-style salt water pool
  • Outdoor grilling area + game lawn
  • Large clubroom with plenty of space for entertaining
  • State-of-the-art fitness center + outdoor yoga lawn
  • Penthouse Skydeck overlooking Regions Field
  • More!

I’m not sure about you, but my ideal summer day includes hours soaking up the sun poolside. Add on a beautiful view of downtown Birmingham, and you’ve got the perfect day.

The ideal spot for life in Birmingham

Aerial view of The Palmer
An aerial view of one of Parkside’s most exciting living options. (Nathan Watson / Bham Now)

If you’re not familiar with Birmingham’s Parkside District, you’ll want to add its fun spots to your summer bucket list. Whether you’re strolling in Railroad Park on a Saturday afternoon or catching a baseball game (and $1 beer) at the Barons’ Thirsty Thursdays, life in Parkside can’t be beaten.

Here are 5 must-visit spots to enjoy in Parkside:

  • The Fennec — One of Birmingham’s newest nightlife additions, this two-story venue boasts a delicious menu, full bar & live music five days a week.
  • Good People Brewing Company — Alabama’s oldest & largest brewery, Good People offers amazing local beer + plenty of space indoors and outdoors to enjoy your brews.
  • Hero Doughnuts And Buns Food & Wine’s pick for “Best Doughnuts in Alabama”, this restaurant features a menu of delish doughnuts, burgers, sandwiches, salads, breakfast foods + more.
  • Ted’s Restaurant — This iconic Birmingham restaurant offers up homestyle Southern cooking that can’t be beat.
  • Michael’s Steaks & Seafood Another legendary Birmingham restaurant, Michael’s got its start in the 1950s and returned to downtown Birmingham in 2020 to offer fine dining to Birmingham’s Parkside District.

Want to learn even more about everything Parkside has to offer? Check out our guide to the Parkside District, then contact The Palmer to learn about their apartment options today.

Learn more + find your home at The Palmer

Walk-up apartments
These walk-up studio apartments are dreamy. (Nathan Watson / Bham Now)

After enjoying the gorgeous (and warm) weather and exploring everything Birmingham has to offer, is there anything better than coming home to a spacious apartment? Each apartment at The Palmer includes everything you need for a lifestyle you love.

The top-notch features aren’t just outside. Here’s a look at what you can expect in your apartment:

  • Quartz countertops
  • Hardwood-style floors throughout
  • Spacious bedroom closets with built-in closets
  • Kitchens with stainless steel appliances
  • Front load washer & dryer in every unit

If you’re already dreaming about calling The Palmer home (because, same), visit their website and learn more about their apartments.

What’s your favorite thing to check out in Parkside? Tag us @bhamnow to let us know!

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