Downtown Birmingham’s Commerce Center building to be Alabama’s first Hilton Tapestry Collection hotel, with 96 luxury rooms

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A promotional image from Hilton’s marketing campaign for their brand of hotels called the Tapestry Collection. Photo via Hilton Worldwide

There’s a new Hilton hotel planned for the historic downtown Birmingham Commerce Center building, formerly known as the Protective Life headquarters, located at 2027 First Ave. N. It will be the first of its kind in Alabama.

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Summer 2018, Five Points South will have its own Social House

Think of Five Points South.

It’s growing with food, bars, and hangouts. For some time, the area has been hoppin’, and it certainly isn’t slowing down.  This historic Birmingham neighborhood was one of Birmingham’s first streetcar suburbs. The Elyton Land Company, established a streetcar line that connected “Highland” with downtown.  So, it has always been on the leading edge of movement.

Some time later this year, a social house, (bowling concept if you will) is being planned by Orchestra Partners.

A look at Punch Bowl Social in Denver, Colorado. A similar concept is coming to Birmingham's Five Points South district.
One of the best examples to mirror the new concept to is the Punch Bowl Social in Denver. Courtesy of Kathleen Lavine

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Five Points South Continues to Grow – Hilton Finally Opens

Growth and sustainability is the name of the game for areas such as Five Points South.

Like the North side of town, the historic area continues to innovate through new developments and hot hangouts, the newest of which is the opening of Homewood Suites by Hilton.

Located in the heart of 5 Points South, the hotel stands tall against the sun. Photo by Wade Cline

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