62 year old Alabama Theatre sign to be removed for repairs and complete restoration on February 1

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The historic Alabama Theatre is one of many Sidewalk Film Festival venues. Photo by Bham Now

One of Birmingham’s most beloved and iconic landmarks, the Alabama Theatre sign, will be taken down on February 1, for repairs and complete restoration.

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Watch history: The 2018 countdown and lighting of the new Alabama Theatre sign (video)

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Photo via Kristina O’Quinn for Bham Now.

Last night, Bham Now and several hundred New Year’s Eve party-goers braved the bone-chilling cold weather to capture the historic lighting of the new Alabama Theatre sign on 18th Street in Birmingham’s Theater District.

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