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'''13th Street South''' is a [[north-south street]] in midtown and southside [[Birmingham]]. 13th Street South is separate from [[13th Street North]] by the [[Railroad Reservation]]. It continues south from there, through the [[Parkside District]] and the [[UAB Campus]], terminating at [[17th Avenue South]] on the northern slope of [[Red Mountain]].
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'''13th Street South''' is a [[north-south street]] in [[Midtown district|Midtown]] and [[Southside]] [[Birmingham]], within the [[Five Points South neighborhood]]. 13th Street South is separate from [[13th Street North]] by the [[Railroad Reservation]]. It continues south from there, through the [[Parkside District]] and the [[UAB Campus]], terminating at [[17th Avenue South]] on the northern slope of [[Red Mountain]].
  
 
==Notable Locations (north to south)==
 
==Notable Locations (north to south)==
 
{{Alphabetical locations}}
 
{{Alphabetical locations}}
  
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===[[Parkside District]]===
 
* street begins at [[Railroad Reservation]]
 
* street begins at [[Railroad Reservation]]
 
** west side:
 
** west side:
 
*** 0–14: [[Foundry Yards]] apartments (built 2020)
 
*** 0–14: [[Foundry Yards]] apartments (built 2020)
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**** 8: former location of [[Allied Van Lines]] / [[R. T. French Co.]] wholesale spices / [[Harris Transfer Co.]] / [[West Chemical Products]] / [[Sangamo Electric Co.]] (1970)
 
** east side:
 
** east side:
 
*** 1–15:
 
*** 1–15:
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** east side:
 
** east side:
 
*** 101–111: [[Parkside Parking Lot]] (built 2018), former location of [[Building Materials Wholesale]], [[Marjam Supply Co.]]
 
*** 101–111: [[Parkside Parking Lot]] (built 2018), former location of [[Building Materials Wholesale]], [[Marjam Supply Co.]]
*** 113–131: [[BILT in Alabama]], former location of [[CM Sales & Associates]] (2011), [[Affordable Office Furniture Co.]] (2015)
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*** 113–131: [[BILT in Alabama]], former location of [[Marx Brothers]] food brokers (1970), [[CM Sales & Associates]] (2011), [[Affordable Office Furniture Co.]] (2015)
  
 
* [[2nd Avenue South]] (formerly [[Avenue B]]) intersects
 
* [[2nd Avenue South]] (formerly [[Avenue B]]) intersects
 
** west side:
 
** west side:
 
*** 200–230: [[University Park]] offices & warehouses / [[Better Basics]], former location of [[Motlow Distilling Company]] (1904–1908)
 
*** 200–230: [[University Park]] offices & warehouses / [[Better Basics]], former location of [[Motlow Distilling Company]] (1904–1908)
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**** 220: former location of [[Joseph Avery]] (1970)
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**** 222: former location of [[Willie Pope]] (1970)
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**** 224: former location of [[Inez Long]] (1970)
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**** 226: former location of [[Phillip Voltz]] (1970)
 
** east side:
 
** east side:
 
*** 201–231: [[University House]] apartments (built 2007)
 
*** 201–231: [[University House]] apartments (built 2007)
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**** 203: former location of [[Thorn Corp.]] warehouse (1970)
  
 
* [[3rd Avenue South]] (formerly [[Avenue C]]) intersects (one way west)
 
* [[3rd Avenue South]] (formerly [[Avenue C]]) intersects (one way west)
 
** west side:
 
** west side:
*** 300–314: parking lot
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*** 300–306: parking lot
*** 316–330: [[Chevron]] gas station
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**** 302: former location of [[Henry Hardley]] (1970)
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**** 304: former location of [[Willie White]] (1970)
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**** 306: former location of [[James Williams]] (1970)
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***** 306 rear: former location of [[Mattie Tinsley]] (1970)
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*** 308–330: [[Chevron]] gas station
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**** 308: former location of [[William Harrell]] (1970)
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***** 308 rear: former location of [[Jane Ellis]]  (1970)
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**** 310: former location of [[Miles McLemore]]
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***** 310 rear: former location of [[Eula Smart]] (1970)
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***** 310½: former location of [[Elnora Alford]] (1970)
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***** 310½ rear: former location of [[Tom Norman]] (1970)
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**** 318: former location of [[Homer Clatt]] (1970)
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**** 320: former location of [[12th Street Beauty Shop]]<!--sic--> (1970)
 
** east side:
 
** east side:
 
*** 301–313: [[Cain Awning Co.]]
 
*** 301–313: [[Cain Awning Co.]]
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**** 313: former location of [[James Addie]] (1970)
 
*** 315–331: [[Tool-Smith Company]]
 
*** 315–331: [[Tool-Smith Company]]
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**** 315: former location of [[Katie Gilbert]] (1970)
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**** 319: former location of [[Allie Powell]] (1970)
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**** 321: former location of [[Sarah Ellis]] (1970)
  
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===[[UAB campus]]===
 
* [[4th Avenue South]] (formerly [[Avenue D]]) intersects
 
* [[4th Avenue South]] (formerly [[Avenue D]]) intersects
 
** west side:
 
** west side:
*** 400–430: [[UAB Parking Lot 15B]], former location of [[Cameron-Lane School]] (1952), [[Lane Teacher Building]] (demolished 2011)
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*** 400–430: [[UAB Parking Lot 15B]], former location of [[Cameron-Lane School]] (1952), [[Lane School]] (1970), [[Lane Teacher Building]] (demolished 2011)
 
** east side:
 
** east side:
 
*** 401–405: [[Myers Properties]] office building
 
*** 401–405: [[Myers Properties]] office building
**** 405: [[Visions Beauty Salon]]
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**** 405: [[Visions Beauty Salon]], former location of [[Garfield Hill]] (1970)
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*** 407: former location of [[Roy Price]] (1970)
 
*** 411–431: site of proposed 7-story student apartment building (2022), former location of [[Quality Press]] (2011)
 
*** 411–431: site of proposed 7-story student apartment building (2022), former location of [[Quality Press]] (2011)
  
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** east side:
 
** east side:
 
*** 501–513: [[UAB Parking Lot 15N]]
 
*** 501–513: [[UAB Parking Lot 15N]]
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**** 501: former location of [[Rosie Lawson]] (1970)
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**** 503: former location of [[Willie Davis]] (1970)
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***** 503A: former location of [[Henry Beard]] (1970)
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**** 509: former location of [[John Pruitt]] (1970)
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**** 513: former location of [[William Wright]] (1970)
 
*** 515–531: [[UAB Steam Plant]] (built 2013)
 
*** 515–531: [[UAB Steam Plant]] (built 2013)
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**** 517: former location of Mrs [[Willie Davis]] (1970)
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**** 519: former location of [[Daisy Sadler]] (1970)
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**** 521: former location of [[Minnie Walton]] (1970)
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**** 523: former location of [[Ray Franklin]] (1970)
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**** 525: former location of [[Dorothy Bruce]] (1970)
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**** 527: former location of [[Carl Warner]] (1970)
  
 
* [[6th Avenue South]] (formerly [[Avenue F]]) intersects
 
* [[6th Avenue South]] (formerly [[Avenue F]]) intersects
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** east side:
 
** east side:
 
*** 601–631: [[Bartow Arena]] (built 1988)
 
*** 601–631: [[Bartow Arena]] (built 1988)
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**** 617–619: former location of apartments (1970)
  
 
* no intersection at [[7th Avenue South]] (formerly [[Avenue G]])
 
* no intersection at [[7th Avenue South]] (formerly [[Avenue G]])
 
** west side:
 
** west side:
 
*** 700–730: [[UAB Collat School of Business building]] / [[Blazer Pride Plaza]] (built 2018), former location of [[UAB Parking Lot 15A]] (demolished 2017)
 
*** 700–730: [[UAB Collat School of Business building]] / [[Blazer Pride Plaza]] (built 2018), former location of [[UAB Parking Lot 15A]] (demolished 2017)
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**** 700: former location of [[Charlie Gross]] (1970)
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**** 704: former location of [[Idella Harpe]] dressmaker (1970)
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**** 708: former location of [[Theo Forrest]] (1970)
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**** [[7th Court South]] formerly intersected
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**** 714: former location of [[Arthur Craig]] (1970)
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**** 716: former location of [[Johnnie Williams]] (1970)
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**** 720: former location of [[John Kendrick]] (1970)
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**** 724: former location of [[Mary Polion]] (1970)
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**** 726: former location of [[Betty Walker]] (1970)
 
** east side:
 
** east side:
 
*** 701–731: [[Campbell Hall]] (built 1978, expanded 1991)
 
*** 701–731: [[Campbell Hall]] (built 1978, expanded 1991)
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**** [[7th Court South]] formerly intersected
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**** 713: former location of [[Mary Stubbs]] (1970)
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**** 721: former location of [[James Gray]] (1970)
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**** 723: former location of [[Ed McGrew]] (1970)
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**** 725: former location of [[Peggy Henderson]] (1970)
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**** 727: former location of [[Jessie Dudley]] (1970)
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**** 729: former location of [[Eddie Collins]] (1970)
  
 
* [[University Boulevard]] (formerly [[Avenue H]], [[8th Avenue South]]) intersects
 
* [[University Boulevard]] (formerly [[Avenue H]], [[8th Avenue South]]) intersects
 
** west side:
 
** west side:
*** 800–816: [[12th Street Deck]] (expanded 2010)
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*** 800–818: [[12th Street Deck]] (expanded 2010)
**** 814: former location of [[Thomas Williams residence]] (1909)
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**** 802: former location of residence (1970)
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***** 802A: former location of [[Samuel Wilson]] (1970)
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***** 802B: former location of [[Thelma Jones]] (1970)
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**** 814: former location of [[Thomas Williams residence]] (1909), [[Leona Cartwright]] (1970)
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**** 818: former location of [[Ruby Williams]] (1970)
 
*** 820–824: [[Alabama Power Southside Distribution Substation]]
 
*** 820–824: [[Alabama Power Southside Distribution Substation]]
 
*** 828–830: [[UAB Parking Lot 15G]]
 
*** 828–830: [[UAB Parking Lot 15G]]
 
** east side:
 
** east side:
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*** 807: former location of [[Annie Miller]] (1970)
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*** 815: former location of [[Joe Lacey]] (1970)
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*** 817: former location of [[William McFarland]] (1970)
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*** 819: former location of [[Dennis Walker Jr]] (1970)
  
 
* no intersection at [[9th Avenue South]]
 
* no intersection at [[9th Avenue South]]
 
** west side:
 
** west side:
*** 900–916: [[UAB Humanities Building]] (built 1972), former location of [[UAB Visual Arts Gallery]] (1974–2014)
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*** 900–918: [[UAB Humanities Building]] (built 1972), former location of [[UAB Visual Arts Gallery]] (1974–2014)
*** 918–930: [[UAB Hulsey Center]]
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**** 900: former location of apartment building (1970)
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**** 904: former location of apartment building (1970)
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**** 908: former location of apartment building (1970)
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**** 912: former location of apartment building (1970)
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*** [[9th Court South]] formerly intersected
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*** 920–930: [[UAB Hulsey Center]]
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**** 920: former location of [[John Howard]] / [[Bessie Howard]] (1970)
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**** 924: former location of [[Lucy Darby]] (1970)
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**** 926: former location of apartment building (1970)
 
** east side:
 
** east side:
 
*** 901–905: [[UAB Mini Park]]
 
*** 901–905: [[UAB Mini Park]]
*** 907–915: [[UAB Education Building]] (built 1971)
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**** 901: former location of [[Ludie Webb]] (1970)
*** 917–931: [[Mervyn H. Sterne Library]] (built 1973, expanded 1987)
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*** 907–919: [[UAB Education Building]] (built 1971)
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**** 909: former location of [[Palace Apartments]] (1970)
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**** 919: former location of apartment building (1970)
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*** [[9th Court South]] formerly intersected
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*** 921–931: [[Mervyn H. Sterne Library]] (built 1973, expanded 1987)
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**** 923: former location of [[Preston Smith]] (1970)
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**** 927: former location of [[James Boston]] / [[William Shirley]] (1970)
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**** 931: former location of apartment building (1970)
  
 
* [[10th Avenue South]] intersects  
 
* [[10th Avenue South]] intersects  
 
** west side:
 
** west side:
 
*** 1000–1010: [[Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts]] (built 2014)
 
*** 1000–1010: [[Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts]] (built 2014)
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**** 1000: former location of apartment building (1970)
 
*** 1012–1030: [[UAB Parking Lot 15D]]
 
*** 1012–1030: [[UAB Parking Lot 15D]]
 
** east side:
 
** east side:
 
*** 1001–1011: [[UAB National Alumni Society]]
 
*** 1001–1011: [[UAB National Alumni Society]]
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**** 1001: former location of [[Gladys Patterson]] (1970)
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***** 1001½: former location of [[Elvin Goggins]] (1970)
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*** 1015: former location of [[John O'Rourke]] (1970)
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*** 1029: former location of apartment building (1970)
 
*** 1075: [[UAB School of Engineering]]
 
*** 1075: [[UAB School of Engineering]]
  
 
* [[11th Avenue South]] intersects  
 
* [[11th Avenue South]] intersects  
 
** west side:
 
** west side:
*** 1100–1130: [[UAB Hospital-Highlands]] (2006–), former location of [[UAB Hospital-Highlands|South Highlands Infirmary]] (1910–1971), [[UAB Hospital-Highlands|South Highlands Hospital]] (1971–1989), [[UAB Hospital-Highlands|HealthSouth Medical Center]] (1989–2006)
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*** 1100–1140: [[UAB Hospital-Highlands]] (2006–), former location of [[UAB Hospital-Highlands|South Highlands Infirmary]] (1910–1971), [[UAB Hospital-Highlands|South Highlands Hospital]] (1971–1989), [[UAB Hospital-Highlands|HealthSouth Medical Center]] (1989–2006)
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**** 1108: former location of [[James Stinson]] (1970)
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**** 1110: former location of [[Del-Mar Apartments]] (1970)
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**** 1114: former location of [[Mennonite Voluntary Service Center]] (1970)
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**** 1116: former location of [[Raymond Stubblefield]] (1970)
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***** 1116½: former location of [[Lois Lane]] (1970)
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**** 1124: former location of [[Drue Nichols]] (1970)
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**** 1126: former location of [[Carlton Bryan]] / [[Linda Armstrong]] (1970)
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**** 1138: former location of [[Robert Fletcher]] (1970)
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**** 1140: former location of apartment building (1970)
 
** east side:
 
** east side:
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*** 1105: former location of [[Hugh Adams]] (1970)
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*** 1107: former location of [[Lucille Vest]] (1970)
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*** 1109: former location of apartment building (1970)
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*** 1111: former location of apartment building (1970)
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*** 1113: former location of [[Cecil Bethea]] (1970)
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*** 1115: former location of apartment building (1970)
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*** 1117: former location of [[Robert Ackerman]] (1970)
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*** 1119: former location of [[Bertha Kanakis]] (1970)
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*** 1121: former location of [[Charlie Sharbel]] (1970)
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*** 1123: former location of [[Joseph Tortomasi]] (1970)
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*** 1125: former location of [[Joseph Gingold]] (1970)
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*** 1127: former location of apartment building (1970)
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*** 1129: former location of [[B & S Painting & Decorating Co.]] / [[Milton Stancil]] (1970)
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*** 1131: former location of [[Stella Goff]] (1970)
  
 
* no intersection at [[12th Avenue South]]
 
* no intersection at [[12th Avenue South]]
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*** 1321: residence
 
*** 1321: residence
  
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===residential===
 
* [[14th Avenue South]] intersects
 
* [[14th Avenue South]] intersects
 
** west side:
 
** west side:
*** 1400: residence
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*** 1400: residence, former location of [[Jennie Harper]] (1970)
*** 1410: vacant lot
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*** 1410: vacant lot, former location of [[Hershell Wingate]] residence (1970)
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**** 1410A: former location of [[John Smith]] (1970)
 
*** 1414–1424: [[Lennox Apartments]]
 
*** 1414–1424: [[Lennox Apartments]]
*** 1430: residence
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**** 1416: former location of [[Economy Grill & Boarding House]] ([[Peter Cherpes]] 1970)
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*** 1428: former location of [[Woodrow Mitchell]] (1970)
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*** 1430: residence, former location of [[Joseph Holley]] (1970)
 
*** 1434: vacant lot
 
*** 1434: vacant lot
 
** east side:
 
** east side:
*** 1415: [[Cordelle Apartments]]
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*** 1415: [[Cordelle Apartments]] (1970–)
 
*** 1417: residence
 
*** 1417: residence
*** 1421: residence
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*** 1421: residence, former location of [[Louise Adams]] (1970)
*** 1425: residence
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*** 1425: residence, former location of [[Velma Summerville]] (1970)
*** 1429: residence
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*** 1429: residence, former location of [[Myrtle Norwood]] (1970)
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**** 1429½: former location of [[Annie Jones]] (1970)
  
* [[15th Avenue South]] intersects (street jogs west), [[Cullum Street/12th Street South Historic District]] begins
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===[[Cullum Street/12th Street South Historic District]]===
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* [[15th Avenue South]] intersects (street jogs west)
 
** west side:
 
** west side:
*** 1500: [[John Rogers residence]] (built c. 1904)
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*** 1500: [[John Rogers residence]] (built c. 1904), former location of [[Bill Elmore]] (1970)
*** 1504: [[Mellie Dillon residence]] (built c. 1910)
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*** 1504: [[Mellie Dillon residence]] (built c. 1910), former location of [[Fred Godbehere]] (1970)
 
*** 1506: [[W. A. Burns residence]] (built 1909)
 
*** 1506: [[W. A. Burns residence]] (built 1909)
*** 1508: [[Ezekiel Wall residence]] (built 1908)
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*** 1508: [[Ezekiel Wall residence]] (built 1908), former location of [[Robert Johnson]] (1970)
*** 1512: [[Howell Graham residence]] (built 1906)
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*** 1512: [[Howell Graham residence]] (built 1906), former location of [[Woodrow Lohr]] (1970)
*** 1516: [[C. I. Baker residence]] (built 1904)
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*** 1516: [[C. I. Baker residence]] (built 1904), former location of [[Joseph Habshey]] (1970)
*** 1518: [[W. N. Johnson residence]] (built 1906)
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*** 1518: [[W. N. Johnson residence]] (built 1906), former location of [[Walter Johnson]] (1970)
 
** east side:
 
** east side:
*** 1501: [[J. L. Welch residence]] (built c. 1907)
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*** 1501: [[J. L. Welch residence]] (built c. 1907), former location of apartments (1970)
*** 1507: [[Charles DeBardeleben residence]] (built c. 1906)
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*** 1507: [[Charles DeBardeleben residence]] (built c. 1906), former location of [[Douglas Carroll Jr]] (1970)
 
*** 1509: apartment building (built c. 1980)
 
*** 1509: apartment building (built c. 1980)
*** 1513: [[C. K. Ramsay residence]] (built c. 1906)
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*** 1513: [[C. K. Ramsay residence]] (built c. 1906), former location of [[Lydia Powell]] (1970)
*** 1515: [[F. G. Alexander residence]] (built c. 1907)
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*** 1515: [[F. G. Alexander residence]] (built c. 1907), former location of [[Percy Booth]] (1970)
*** 1517: [[C. W. Austin residence]] (built c. 1905)
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*** 1517: [[C. W. Austin residence]] (built c. 1905), former location of [[Dewey Ruffin]] (1970)
  
* [[16th Avenue South]] intersects, [[Cullum Street/12th Street South Historic District]] ends
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===residential===
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* [[16th Avenue South]] intersects
 
** west side:
 
** west side:
*** 1600: residence
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*** 1600: residence, former location of [[Lilla Irwin]] (1970)
*** 1604: residence
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**** 1600½: former location of [[Ruby Swindle]] (1970)
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*** 1602: former location of [[Clifford Richardson]] (1970)
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*** 1604: residence  
 
*** 1612: residence
 
*** 1612: residence
 
*** 1616: residence
 
*** 1616: residence
*** 1620: residence
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*** 1620: residence, former location of [[Vivian Smith]] (1970)
*** 1622: residence
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*** 1622: residence, former location of apartments (1970)
*** 1624: residence
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*** 1624: residence, former location of [[Thomas Cox]] (1970)
*** 1632: residence
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*** 1632: residence, former location of apartments (1970)
*** 1636: residence
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*** 1636: residence, former location of [[James Noles]] (1970)
*** 1640: residence
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*** 1640: residence, former location of [[James Hageland]] (1970)
*** 1644: residence
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*** 1644: residence, former location of [[Henry Hageland]] (1970)
 
** east side:
 
** east side:
*** 1601: residence
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*** 1601: residence, former location of [[Mae Matthews]] (1970)
*** 1603: residence
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*** 1603: residence, former location of [[Wint Lovelady Jr]] (1970)
*** 1605: residence
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*** 1605: residence, former location of [[Arnold Margan]] (1970)
 
*** 1607: residence
 
*** 1607: residence
*** 1611: residence
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**** 1607A: former location of [[William Graham]] (1970)
*** 1615: residence
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**** 1607B: former location of [[Leora Franklin]] (1970)
*** 1621: residence
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*** 1611: residence, former location of [[Myrtle Hart]] (1970)
*** 1625: residence
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**** 1611½: former location of [[D. W. Mills]] (1970)
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*** 1615: residence, former location of [[Arcyr Kampakis]] (1970)
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*** 1621: residence, former location of [[Lloyd Woodard]] (1970)
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*** 1625: residence, former location of [[Alf Nelson]] / [[Ruby Hart]] (1970)
  
 
* street ends at [[17th Avenue South]]
 
* street ends at [[17th Avenue South]]
  
 
[[Category:13th Street South|*]]
 
[[Category:13th Street South|*]]

Revision as of 07:44, 9 January 2021

13th Street South is a north-south street in Midtown and Southside Birmingham, within the Five Points South neighborhood. 13th Street South is separate from 13th Street North by the Railroad Reservation. It continues south from there, through the Parkside District and the UAB Campus, terminating at 17th Avenue South on the northern slope of Red Mountain.

Notable Locations (north to south)

For an alphabetical list of locations, see the 13th Street South category.

Parkside District

UAB campus

residential

Cullum Street/12th Street South Historic District

residential