The latest on Campus No. 124, Pelham’s new entertainment district

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Pre-leasing has begun with the first tenants planning to open later this year. Photo via Jacob Blankenship for Bham Now

Campus No. 124 is a brand-new entertainment district being developed in Pelham. We wrote about it when plans were first released in February, and now we’ve got the latest updates. Check it out!

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Arbor Terrace, $200 million multi-use development, set to begin construction this fall at former Trinity Medical Center site

Rendering of the Arbor Terrace development. Photo via willkadish.com

Arbor Terrace, a new multi-use project, is coming to the former Trinity Medical Center site. Keep reading for more details on the $200 million development.

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Have you seen what Trussville’s new Entertainment District is gonna look like? [PHOTOS]

Pavilion in Trussville's new Entertainment District
I want to eat in that pavilion. Rendering via TURNERBATSON

We’ve been watching the developments in Trussville and the growth of entertainment districts across the Greater Birmingham area for some time now. That’s why we were so excited to get ahold of the gorgeous renderings for the Trussville Downtown Entertainment District. Keep reading to take a look and to learn more.

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Dansby Foods, AMD + more join impressive list of tenants in the completed Iron Age Building

Exterior of the Iron Age Building. Photo via Nathan Watson for Bham Now

The Iron Age Building’s list of creative and innovative tenants just keeps growing. The latest additions include a 14-year NFL veteran, a creative marketing agency, and a healthcare firm. Find out more about the full list of tenants, plus get an inside look and the complete renovation of the historic Downtown Birmingham building.

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Find out how you can help the Alabama + Lyric Theatres [Photos + Video]

The gorgeous, irreplaceable interior of Birmingham’s very own Alabama Theatre. Photo courtesy of Birmingham Landmarks

After surviving more than a century in downtown Birmingham, the COVID-19 pandemic has jeopardized the future of the Alabama Theatre and Lyric Theatre. In the interest of public health, both theatres have been forced to cancel or postpone all events for the near future. Help these Birmingham Landmarks survive by donating online.

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Bessemer got a $300k brownfield grant—why this is good news

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Bessemer’s old City Hall is one of the sites that will be part of the Brownfield Assessment Grant. Photo via Pat Byington for Bham Now

Bessemer and the greater Birmingham area owe so much to their industrial pasts. And, a recent $300,000 Brownfield Assessment Grant from the US Environmental Protection Agency will help Bessemer conduct community-wide assessments of 21 brownfield sites. The goal, according to EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler, is to help “transform contaminated sites into community assets.”

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Look for new life at the old Hardwick building at the end of the Rotary Trail in Birmingham (PHOTOS)

The Hardwick
The Hardwick, as seen from The Rotary Trail. Photo supplied

One of the beautiful things about Birmingham is the way that historic buildings have been given new life to carry them well into the future. Bayer Properties, the company that brought us The Pizitz and The Summit, is planning to turn The Hardwick into a mixed-use community hub with offices and restaurants. 

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$580K renovation project for downtown Birmingham’s Taylor Building

Aren’t old buildings like this just gorgeous? I think so. Photo via Nathan Watson for Bham Now

One of the oldest buildings in downtown Birmingham’s Historic Theatre and Retail District is getting a facelift. Owner Engineering Design Technologies is investing roughly $580K in both structural and cosmetic renovations on the three-story Taylor Building, right across from the McWane Science Center.

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Former Trinity Medical Center to become “Arbor Terrace” a $200 million development

Screenshot of the rendering of Arbor Terrace. The new $20o million multi-use development is located on the  former site of the Trinity/Baptist Montclair Medical Center off Montclair Road in Birmingham. Photo courtesy of Birmingham Metro LLC

Almost five years after it was vacated, the former Trinity/Baptist Montclair Medical Center site is slated to be transformed into a multi-use campus. The new $200 million project inside Birmingham’s city limits will include corporate headquarters, residential, medical and community-oriented retail and café spaces.

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West Homewood’s 186 Building gets a huge makeover (Photos)

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Ignite Properties’ 186 Building, a new development in West Homewood. Photo via Nathan Watson for Bham Now

Since 1965, the 186 Building stood as one of the most recognizable buildings in West Homewood. However, this former self-service car wash building fell into disrepair over the years. Now, new owner Ignite Properties gave this iconic building a facelift. Check out all the perks of working at the 186 Building.

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The Pink House documentary premieres tonight at Homewood City Hall at 7PM

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The Pink House and its secret garden on Sunday, November 18th, 2018. Photo via Homewood AL Historical Preservation Society on Facebook

In September of 2019, locals rejoiced when Homewood’s historic Pink House was saved from a redeveloper’s wrecking ball. Now, a local filmmaker has created a short documentary about the residence. The Pink House documentary premieres tonight, January 30 at 7PM in Homewood City Hall. Learn more.

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