From 1930’s gas station, to antique store, now urban sneaker shop in renovated Avondale space

400 41st Street Avondale, AL in 1930’s. Via Bham Wiki.

Another old historic Avondale building is being renovated, restored and redesigned. Not many of us were around in the 1930’s or 40s. If you were, you might have filled up at the Gulf gas station at 400 41st St. Then it became the Painted Shovel Mercantile antique shop. Now a new exciting urban retail/office center is in the works.

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Army veteran to open The Preservery, international soul food concept in Pizitz food hall

Dre Foster, executive chef. Via- www.thepreserverybham.com.

In early February, The Preservery Bham will open in REV Birmingham’s Reveal Kitchen space in the Pizitz food hall. The Reveal Kitchen space presents an opportunity for culinary graduates of the REV and Create Birmingham’s CO.STARTERS program a chance to open their dream restaurant before they secure a permanent location in Birmingham.

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