Central Park neighborhood
|Community||Five Points West community|
|Meeting site||Five Points West Library, (map)|
|Meeting day||2nd Thursday|
|Neighborhood map||Central Park|
Central Park neighborhood is a neighborhood in Birmingham's Five Points West community. It lies to the north of Village Creek and mainly south of Bessemer Road (U.S. Highway 11), with a section between Ensley-Five Points West Avenue and Avenue Q extending northward to Warrior Road. Neighborhood landmarks include the Birmingham CrossPlex on the site of the former Alabama State Fairgrounds and the Five Points West Shopping Center to the northeast and Central Park in the southwest.
The neighborhood is represented by Birmingham City Council District 7 and District 8. Students in the neighborhood attend Central Park K-8 School and Jackson-Olin High School.
The Central Park Neighborhood Association meets on the second Thursday of each month at Five Points West Library.
- 2010: 4,464 (89.5% Black)
- 2020: 2,954 (88.7% Black)