7 times historic tax credits have helped preserve Birmingham’s skyline

Birmingham’s beautiful skyline. Photo via Jon Eastwood for Bham Now

If you’ve been keeping up with the redevelopments in Birmingham lately, you’ve probably heard the term “historic tax credits” thrown around a time or twenty. But what are they, and what good do they actually do?

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5 things you didn’t know about Birmingham’s historic hotels, including 3 presidential guests (old photos included!)

Thomas Jefferson Hotel
Thomas Jefferson Tower. 1623 2nd Ave North. Photo by Jon Eastwood for Birmingham Now

Birmingham has sooo many beautiful historic hotels. So, it’s no surprise that our hotels have had their share of famous guests. Learn more about about our history-rich landmarks!

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Birmingham featured in Washington Post’s “best vacation destinations you’ve never considered” series

Birmingham Alabama

“With revitalized neighborhoods and a ramped-up food culture, Alabama’s largest city boldly returns to the stage and sings to a bigger audience.” ~ From the Washington Post article titled –  You’re Going Where? Birmingham

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The new Empire Hotel Renovations are almost Complete

Referred to as the “Heaviest Corner on Earth”, the location of the Empire Hotel, among 3 other giants, caught the eye of visitors and locals in the early 1900’s.

Now, the Empire Hotel has been given a taste of Bham revitalization and will hopefully be opening soon.

Located on 1st Ave. and 20th St. North, the Empire Building has seen its fair share of Birmingham.

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