Hood-McPherson building (Ensley)
When 50 by 150 foot brick-clad steel and concrete store was constructed, it was Ensley's tallest building. It was designed by Brooke Burnham and included electric freight and passenger elevators, thermostatically-controlled steam heat, and a ladies' restroom on the mezzanine. The Davis Company constructed the building, with E. A. Mandy & Sons as the plumbing subcontractor.
- "Hood McPherson To Erect New Establishment on Avenue F" (January 4, 1926) The Birmingham News, p. 2