North Titusville

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North Titusville
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Birmingham neighborhoods
District(s) 6
Community Titusville
Population 2,228
Area 434 acres
President John C. Harris
Meeting site Titusville Library, (map)
Meeting day 3rd Saturday
Website
Neighborhood map North Titusville

North Titusville is a neighborhood in Birmingham's Titusville community. It is divided from South Titusville by the community's main street, 6th Avenue South, and from Smithfield to the north by the Alabama Great Southern Railroad. The neighborhood's boundaries are Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard to the west and I-65 to the east.

North Titusville includes the 498-unit Loveman Village public housing community at its western end and the 30-acre former Trinity Steel site, a brownfield which the city is actively trying to redevelop, on the northeast. Golden Flake's snack food production facilities are a major employer in the neighborhood, along with a number of businesses related to activities at nearby Elmwood Cemetery. The Titusville community's only active public school, Washington K-8 School, is located in North Titusville, along with the community's largest public park, Memorial Park and the Birmingham Public Library's Titusville Branch.

In 2012 the Regional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham reported that 27 percent of the neighborhood's land was vacant or abandoned, most of it in parcels appraised at $56,000 or less.

The North Titusville Neighborhood Association, headed by John C. Harris, meets on the 3rd Saturday of each month at the Titusville Library.

References

  • "Loveman Village, Titusville residents discuss redevelopment proposal." (March 23, 2012) Regional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham