Parkside Apartments (formerly called LIV Parkside) is a 228-unit apartment and retail development on the 1700 block of 1st Avenue South, facing Railroad Park. The complex includes secured parking for tenants, some retail space on the ground floor, a fitness studio and a second-story outdoor pool and patio overlooking the park.
The developer for the project was LIV Development, headed by Robb Crumpton. The architects for the building were Charlan Brock & Associates of Maitland, Florida with landscape design by Nimrod Long & Associates of Birmingham. The $30 million project was built by Hoar Construction.
In January 2017 the complex was sold to Birmingham Parkside Apartments LP for $40.1 million. In January 2018, a fire broke out on in the floor area between units 520 and 620. Several units suffered fire, smoke and water damage.
- Tomberlin, Michael (August 28, 2013) "$30 million apartment, retail project to be built across from Railroad Park." The Birmingham News
- Godwin, Brent (January 5, 2016) "One of Parkside's major projects is now open." Birmingham Business Journal
- Robinson, Carol (January 17, 2018) "Several units damaged in 3-alarm fire at downtown Birmingham's Parkside Apartments." The Birmingham News