Carver Apartments

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The George Washington Carver Apartments are a blighted complex of two-story brick apartment buildings on the 6000 block of 1st Avenue North in Woodlawn. Before they were abandoned in 2006 the apartments housed tenants on Section 8 rent vouchers. Subsequently numerous fires have broken out in the buildings, most of which are suspected to have been caused by arson.


  • Spencer, Thomas (November 26, 2006) "Arson suspected at abandoned Woodlawn apartment building." Birmingham News.
  • Bryant, Walters (September 29, 2007) "Firefighters battle two blazes at vacant Woodlawn apartments." Birmingham News.