2101 Highland Avenue
2101 Highland Avenue (sometimes called the A. G. Edwards Building) is a 7-story, 68,000 square foot international-style office building located on the southeast corner of the intersection of Highland Avenue and 21st Street South,the former location of the Fairmont Apartments.
The building was constructed circa 1973 as a new headquarters for the Southern Life and Health Insurance Company. It was designed by Davis, Speake & Thrasher and is clad with pre-cast facade panels with exposed crushed-stone aggregate.
An untitled John Paul Rietta sculpture is mounted outside the front entrance of the building. Originally a rust-orange color, it has since been painted dark brown.
At the time of its sale, tenants included A. G. Edwards; Anderson Pewitt & Associates, Blankenship & Seay Consulting Group, Brock Investment Group, Business Interiors, Lusk Lusk Dowdy and Caldwell, Medical Staffing Network, SPM Inc., Stephen Bradley & Associates, Turner & Associates, and Wettermark Holland and Keith.
- Cooper, Lauren B. (December 19, 2007) "Georgia real estate firm buys Southside office complex." Birmingham Business Journal
- Seale, Michael (April 27, 2016) "Accounting firm buys Southside office building for new HQ." Birmingham Business Journal
- 2101 Highland on Emporis.com