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(Notable Locations (north to south))
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* [[Railroad Reservation]] and [[14th Street Underpass]] (continues north as [[14th Street North]])
 
* [[Railroad Reservation]] and [[14th Street Underpass]] (continues north as [[14th Street North]])
** East side
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** east side:
*** 1-37: Western end of [[Railroad Park]], former [[Powell Avenue]] intersection
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*** 1-37: Western end of [[Railroad Park]], former [[Powell Avenue]] intersects
 
****  25: former location of [[Whitson Coal & Coke Co.]] (1941-1970), [[Whitson Service Station]] and public scales (1964-1970)
 
****  25: former location of [[Whitson Coal & Coke Co.]] (1941-1970), [[Whitson Service Station]] and public scales (1964-1970)
** West side
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** west side:
*** 10: [[Stacy Williams Co. building]] (built c. 1920s), former location of [[Stacy Williams Co.]] / [[Yellow Label Syrup]] (1920s-1994), [[Elmore's|V. J. Elmore's 5¢-10¢-25¢-$1.00 Stores]] (1964), [[Bangers Distribution]] wholesale firearms (1986-2016)
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*** 10: [[Stacy Williams Co. building]] (built c. 1920s), former location of [[Williamson Furnace]] (1891), [[Stacy Williams Co.]] / [[Yellow Label Syrup]] (1920s-1994), [[Elmore's|V. J. Elmore's 5¢-10¢-25¢-$1.00 Stores]] (1964), [[Bangers Distribution]] wholesale firearms (1986-2016)
 
*** 22-60: [[Bakers Row]] (2015-), formerly [[National Biscuit Co.]] bakery (1964), [[Interstate Bakeries]] (1970), [[Merita bakery]] (closed 2012)
 
*** 22-60: [[Bakers Row]] (2015-), formerly [[National Biscuit Co.]] bakery (1964), [[Interstate Bakeries]] (1970), [[Merita bakery]] (closed 2012)
* [[1st Avenue South]] (formerly [[Avenue A]]) intersection
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** East side
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* [[1st Avenue South]] (formerly [[Avenue A]]) intersects
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** east side:
 
*** 101-131: [[Regions Field]] (built 2013), [[SwitchYard on 14th]] (opened 2017)
 
*** 101-131: [[Regions Field]] (built 2013), [[SwitchYard on 14th]] (opened 2017)
 
**** 113: former location of [[Sammy Salvo's Bar-B-Q]], [[Roy's Truck Stop]] restaurant (1964), [[Paradise Barbecue]] (1970)
 
**** 113: former location of [[Sammy Salvo's Bar-B-Q]], [[Roy's Truck Stop]] restaurant (1964), [[Paradise Barbecue]] (1970)
** West side
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** west side:
 
*** 112: [[Wood Wade building]], [[Associated Equipment Company]] (2007-), former location of [[Wood & Crabbe Grain Co.]] (1926), [[Wood Wade Milling Co.]] feed (1939-1941), [[J. M. Cook Brokerage Co.]] (1964) [[Bolling & Huey Brokerage Co.]] (1964-1970)
 
*** 112: [[Wood Wade building]], [[Associated Equipment Company]] (2007-), former location of [[Wood & Crabbe Grain Co.]] (1926), [[Wood Wade Milling Co.]] feed (1939-1941), [[J. M. Cook Brokerage Co.]] (1964) [[Bolling & Huey Brokerage Co.]] (1964-1970)
 
*** 114-120: [[Good People Brewing Company]], former location of [[Birmingham Grain Co.]] feed (1926-1941), [[Birmingham Beverage Co.]] distributers (1970), [[Mattress Warehouse]]/[[Southerland Wholesale]] (2007), [[Diamond Glass]], [[Atlas Keg Co.]]
 
*** 114-120: [[Good People Brewing Company]], former location of [[Birmingham Grain Co.]] feed (1926-1941), [[Birmingham Beverage Co.]] distributers (1970), [[Mattress Warehouse]]/[[Southerland Wholesale]] (2007), [[Diamond Glass]], [[Atlas Keg Co.]]
* [[2nd Avenue South]] (formerly [[Avenue B]]) intersection (west only, 1400-1500 blocks closed in 2012 for construction of Regions Field)
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** East side
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* [[2nd Avenue South]] (formerly [[Avenue B]]) intersects (west only, 1400-1500 blocks closed in 2012 for construction of Regions Field)
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** wast side:
 
*** 201-231: [[Regions Field]] (built 2013)
 
*** 201-231: [[Regions Field]] (built 2013)
 
**** 201: former location of [[Moore-Handley Warehouse No. 4]] (1926-1941), [[UAB University Stores Warehouse]]
 
**** 201: former location of [[Moore-Handley Warehouse No. 4]] (1926-1941), [[UAB University Stores Warehouse]]
** West side
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** west side:
 
*** 200-234: [[University House]] apartments (built 2007)
 
*** 200-234: [[University House]] apartments (built 2007)
* [[3rd Avenue South]] (formerly [[Avenue C]]) intersection
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** East side
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* [[3rd Avenue South]] (formerly [[Avenue C]]) intersects
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** east side:
 
*** [[Midtown Pediatrics]]
 
*** [[Midtown Pediatrics]]
** West side
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** west side:
 
*** 304: former location of [[Mutual Service Station]] (1964-1970)
 
*** 304: former location of [[Mutual Service Station]] (1964-1970)
 
*** 312: former location of [[Alabama Lock & Key]]
 
*** 312: former location of [[Alabama Lock & Key]]
 
*** 316: former location of [[Specialty Printing]] (-1986)
 
*** 316: former location of [[Specialty Printing]] (-1986)
 
*** 318: former location of [[Modern Food Mart]] (1964-1970) [[Horizon Club]] (1980s), [[Mabel's Beauty Shop & Chainsaw Repair]] (1986-1989)
 
*** 318: former location of [[Modern Food Mart]] (1964-1970) [[Horizon Club]] (1980s), [[Mabel's Beauty Shop & Chainsaw Repair]] (1986-1989)
* [[4th Avenue South]] (formerly [[Avenue D]]) intersection
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** East side
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* [[4th Avenue South]] (formerly [[Avenue D]]) intersects
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** wast side:
 
*** 401-431: [[Jefferson County Department of Health]] General Services Annex
 
*** 401-431: [[Jefferson County Department of Health]] General Services Annex
** West side
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** west side:
 
*** 400: former location of [[Birmingham Macaroni Company]] (1911-1926), [[Pizitz]] warehouse (1939-1941), [[Discount Sales]] used furniture (1964-1970)
 
*** 400: former location of [[Birmingham Macaroni Company]] (1911-1926), [[Pizitz]] warehouse (1939-1941), [[Discount Sales]] used furniture (1964-1970)
 
*** 430: former location of [[14th Street Service Station]] (1939-1970), [[Citgo]] gas station, [[Baths Barks & Bubbles Pet Spa]] (2017-2019)
 
*** 430: former location of [[14th Street Service Station]] (1939-1970), [[Citgo]] gas station, [[Baths Barks & Bubbles Pet Spa]] (2017-2019)
* [[5th Avenue South]] (formerly [[Avenue E]]) intersection
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** East side
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* [[5th Avenue South]] (formerly [[Avenue E]]) intersects
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** east side:
 
*** 501-515: [[Jefferson County Department of Health Parking Deck]]
 
*** 501-515: [[Jefferson County Department of Health Parking Deck]]
 
**** 501: former location of [[Allison Oil Co.]] gas station (1964), [[Randolph Standard Service Station]] (1970)
 
**** 501: former location of [[Allison Oil Co.]] gas station (1964), [[Randolph Standard Service Station]] (1970)
 
*** 517-533: [[Guy M. Tate Building]], [[Jefferson County Department of Health]] (built 1979)
 
*** 517-533: [[Guy M. Tate Building]], [[Jefferson County Department of Health]] (built 1979)
 
**** 521: former location of [[Crawford Boiler & Steel Co.]] (1939-1970)
 
**** 521: former location of [[Crawford Boiler & Steel Co.]] (1939-1970)
** West side
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** west side:
 
*** 500-514: [[UAB Department of Human Resources]]
 
*** 500-514: [[UAB Department of Human Resources]]
 
**** 504-506: pair of duplex residences (1970)
 
**** 504-506: pair of duplex residences (1970)
 
*** 516-534: [[UAB Steam Plant]]
 
*** 516-534: [[UAB Steam Plant]]
 
**** 520: former location of a small apartment building (1970)
 
**** 520: former location of a small apartment building (1970)
* [[6th Avenue South]] (formerly [[Avenue F]]) intersection
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** East side
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* [[6th Avenue South]] (formerly [[Avenue F]]) intersects
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** east side:
 
*** 601-633: [[Cooper Green Deck|Cooper Green Parking Deck]]
 
*** 601-633: [[Cooper Green Deck|Cooper Green Parking Deck]]
 
**** 607: former location of [[Sisters of Mercy Convent]] (1926-1941), [[Our Lady of Fatima Catholic School]] (1964-1970)
 
**** 607: former location of [[Sisters of Mercy Convent]] (1926-1941), [[Our Lady of Fatima Catholic School]] (1964-1970)
 
**** 613: former location of [[Johnnie's Market]] grocery (1964)
 
**** 613: former location of [[Johnnie's Market]] grocery (1964)
** West side
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** west side:
 
*** 600-634: [[Bartow Arena]] (built 1988 as "UAB Arena")
 
*** 600-634: [[Bartow Arena]] (built 1988 as "UAB Arena")
 
**** 624: former location of [[Greater Shiloh Baptist Church]] (1927-1968)
 
**** 624: former location of [[Greater Shiloh Baptist Church]] (1927-1968)
* [[7th Avenue South]] (formerly [[Avenue G]]) intersection (east only)
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** East side
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* [[7th Avenue South]] (formerly [[Avenue G]]) intersects (east only)
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** east side:
 
*** 701-733: [[Hill Student Center]] (built 2015), former location of [[Hill University Center]] (1983-2013)
 
*** 701-733: [[Hill Student Center]] (built 2015), former location of [[Hill University Center]] (1983-2013)
 
**** 701: former location of [[Manhattan Cleaners]] (1939-1941), [[14th Street Resale Store]] (1964), [[14th Street Rummage Sales]] (1970)
 
**** 701: former location of [[Manhattan Cleaners]] (1939-1941), [[14th Street Resale Store]] (1964), [[14th Street Rummage Sales]] (1970)
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**** 707: former location of [[Madame Clisby]] beauty salons (1910s), [[James J. Cox Funeral Home]] (1939-1941)
 
**** 707: former location of [[Madame Clisby]] beauty salons (1910s), [[James J. Cox Funeral Home]] (1939-1941)
 
**** 727: former location of [[Thomas School]] (1952)
 
**** 727: former location of [[Thomas School]] (1952)
** West side
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** west side:
 
*** 700-734: [[Campbell Hall]]
 
*** 700-734: [[Campbell Hall]]
 
**** 700: former location of  
 
**** 700: former location of  
 
**** 714: former location of [[Madame Clisby residence]] ("The Gables", 1920s)
 
**** 714: former location of [[Madame Clisby residence]] ("The Gables", 1920s)
 
**** 730: former location of [[Lerner Pharmacy]] (1964-1970)
 
**** 730: former location of [[Lerner Pharmacy]] (1964-1970)
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* [[University Boulevard]] (formerly [[Avenue H]], [[8th Avenue South]]) intersection
 
* [[University Boulevard]] (formerly [[Avenue H]], [[8th Avenue South]]) intersection
** East side
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** east side:
 
*** 801-831: [[Heritage Hall]]
 
*** 801-831: [[Heritage Hall]]
 
**** 801: former location of [[Jimale Grocery]] ([[Jimale Bohorfoush]]), 1941), [[8th Avenue Garage]] (1964-1970)
 
**** 801: former location of [[Jimale Grocery]] ([[Jimale Bohorfoush]]), 1941), [[8th Avenue Garage]] (1964-1970)
** West side
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** west side:
 
*** 800: [[UAB Mini Park]] (dedicated 1977), former location of [[Cameron Elementary School]] (1892-1964)
 
*** 800: [[UAB Mini Park]] (dedicated 1977), former location of [[Cameron Elementary School]] (1892-1964)
* former location of [[9th Avenue South]] intersection (vacated), pedestrian overpass
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** East side
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* [[9th Avenue South]] (vacated) formerly intersected , pedestrian overpass
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** east side:
 
*** 901: [[UAB Chemistry Building]] (built 1972 as University College Building No. 2), former location of [[John T. Harrington]] general merchandise (1939-1941),  [[14th Street Appliance Repair Shop]] (1970)
 
*** 901: [[UAB Chemistry Building]] (built 1972 as University College Building No. 2), former location of [[John T. Harrington]] general merchandise (1939-1941),  [[14th Street Appliance Repair Shop]] (1970)
 
*** 919-931: [[UAB Campus Green]] (southwest corner)
 
*** 919-931: [[UAB Campus Green]] (southwest corner)
 
**** 931: former location of [[New Sunshine Cleaners]] (1939), [[Howard Odorless Cleaners & Launderers]] (1941-1970)
 
**** 931: former location of [[New Sunshine Cleaners]] (1939), [[Howard Odorless Cleaners & Launderers]] (1941-1970)
** West side
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** west side:
 
*** 900: [[UAB Education Building]] (built 1971 as University College Building No. 1), former location of an apartment building (1970)
 
*** 900: [[UAB Education Building]] (built 1971 as University College Building No. 1), former location of an apartment building (1970)
 
*** 916-932: [[Mervyn H. Sterne Library]] (built 1972)
 
*** 916-932: [[Mervyn H. Sterne Library]] (built 1972)
 
**** 932: former location of [[Stephen's Grocery]] (1964-1970)
 
**** 932: former location of [[Stephen's Grocery]] (1964-1970)
* [[10th Avenue South]] intersection
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* [[10th Avenue South]] intersects
 
** East side
 
** East side
 
*** 1001-1033: [[Blount Hall]] (built 2001)
 
*** 1001-1033: [[Blount Hall]] (built 2001)
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**** 1032: former location of an apartment building (1970)
 
**** 1032: former location of an apartment building (1970)
 
**** 1040: former location of [[Modular Security Systems]] (2007)
 
**** 1040: former location of [[Modular Security Systems]] (2007)
* [[11th Avenue South]] intersection
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** East side
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* [[11th Avenue South]] intersects
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** east side:
 
*** 1101: [[Grant's Chevron]] service station, former location of [[Citgo]] gas station
 
*** 1101: [[Grant's Chevron]] service station, former location of [[Citgo]] gas station
 
*** 1115: former location of an apartment building (1964)
 
*** 1115: former location of an apartment building (1964)
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*** 1131: former location of [[Sharon Apartments]] (1964-1970)
 
*** 1131: former location of [[Sharon Apartments]] (1964-1970)
 
*** 1141: [[Tivoli Apartments]], formerly the [[Christine Apartments]] (1939-1970)
 
*** 1141: [[Tivoli Apartments]], formerly the [[Christine Apartments]] (1939-1970)
** West side
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** west side:
 
*** 1110: former location of an apartment building (1964)
 
*** 1110: former location of an apartment building (1964)
 
*** 1120-1122: former location of an apartment building (1964)
 
*** 1120-1122: former location of an apartment building (1964)
* [[12th Avenue South]] intersection
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* [[13th Avenue South]] intersection, roadway shifts 1/2 block east
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* [[12th Avenue South]] intersects
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* [[13th Avenue South]] intersects, roadway shifts 1/2 block east
 
** [[Phelan Park]] (west corner)
 
** [[Phelan Park]] (west corner)
 
** [[Dreamland Bar-B-Que]] parking lot
 
** [[Dreamland Bar-B-Que]] parking lot
* [[14th Avenue South]] intersection
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* [[14th Avenue South]] intersects
 
** 1400-1402: former location of an apartment building (1941-1964)
 
** 1400-1402: former location of an apartment building (1941-1964)
 
** 1407: [[Ballard III]] apartments, formerly [[The Kenland]] apartments (1939-1970)
 
** 1407: [[Ballard III]] apartments, formerly [[The Kenland]] apartments (1939-1970)
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** 1416: former location of an apartment building (1941-1964)
 
** 1416: former location of an apartment building (1941-1964)
 
** 1421: former location of an apartment building (1964)
 
** 1421: former location of an apartment building (1964)
* [[15th Avenue South]] intersection
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* [[15th Avenue South]] intersects
 
** 1504-1506: former location of [[Burlington Apartments]] (1926-1941), [[Nin-Ray Apartments]] (1964-1970)
 
** 1504-1506: former location of [[Burlington Apartments]] (1926-1941), [[Nin-Ray Apartments]] (1964-1970)
* [[16th Avenue South]] intersection
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* [[16th Avenue South]] intersects
 
* [[17th Avenue South]], road ends
 
* [[17th Avenue South]], road ends
  

Revision as of 14:38, 16 May 2019

14th Street South is a north-south street in midtown and southside Birmingham. 14th Street begins at the southern end of 14th Street North at the Railroad Reservation and the 14th Street Underpass. From there it sets the western border of Railroad Park, and then continues for sixteen blocks to where it intersects with 17th Street South at the base of Red Mountain. It intersects the UAB campus and Phelan Park.

In the October 2004 update to the City Center Master Plan, 14th Street was identified as a primary connector between the Civil Rights District and UAB, in its proposed "Technology & Cultural District" initiative. The plan called for the enhancement of the street right-of-way as part of a network of "Green Streets" with tree plantings, upgraded sidewalk and crosswalk paving, lighting and signage.

In March 2011 the newly repaved roadway through UAB to Railroad Park was marked with what are called "sharrows", creating shared motor-travel and bicycle lanes to allow for bicycle traffic without giving up travel lanes. Road signage encouraging motorists to "share the road" were also installed.

Notable Locations (north to south)

For an alphabetical list of locations, see the 14th Street South category.
  • 10th Avenue South intersects
    • East side
      • 1001-1033: Blount Hall (built 2001)
        • 1005: former location of an apartment building (1970)
        • 1011: former location of an apartment building (1970)
        • 1015: former location of an apartment building (1970)
    • West side

References