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Bessemer’s Historic Lincoln Theatre Being Revitalized

The Birmingham Times Built as a 400-seat “picture house” to show first-run movies for African American audiences, the historic Lincoln Theatre is the last undestroyed...

Titusville residents fight blight during ‘Demolition Day’ 

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times  John Harris, president of the North Titusville Neighborhood Association, remembers when his community was dirt roads, no sidewalks and the...

Rebuilding Titusville Community with $300M in Investments

By Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times Picture the Titusville you grew to know and love, a place with miles of land and even more potential. There’s...

‘It will be great to not see the blight’ — Residents...

By Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times Beverly Varner remembers Titusville—her neighbors, the homes, children playing outside. She and her family moved to North Titusville when she...

Titusville Home to Condoleezza Rice, Odessa Woolfolk and Other Notables

By Denise Steward For the Birmingham Times When she was a child, Jefferson County Circuit Court Judge Carole Smitherman often spent her summers visiting the public...

DC Blox in Titusville Serves Locally; Connects Globally

By Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times When DC BLOX officially opened the first phase of its multitenant data center on Sixth Street South in Titusville earlier...

Upcoming plans for Fourth Avenue Historic District. Here are some.

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times Plans are underway or in the works to revitalize downtown Birmingham’s historic Fourth Avenue Business District and Civil Rights District....

City Council adopts Urban Renewal plan to fight blight

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times The Birmingham City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to expand the Druid Hills Urban Renewal and Redevelopment Plan to include...

Displacing the poor or reviving the community?

By Barton Perkins Special to The Birmingham Times   Gentrification is not new to Birmingham. Neighborhoods such as Avondale, Lakeview, Central Cities and Ensley have begun to...

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