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=== [[Southside]] / [[Five Points South]] ===
 
=== [[Southside]] / [[Five Points South]] ===
 
* [[Railroad Reservation]]/[[22nd Street Viaduct]] (over [[Powell Avenue]]); road continues north as [[22nd Street North]])
 
* [[Railroad Reservation]]/[[22nd Street Viaduct]] (over [[Powell Avenue]]); road continues north as [[22nd Street North]])
** West side ([[Block 114 C]] & [[Block 114 F]]
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** west side ([[Block 114 C]] & [[Block 114 F]]):
 
*** Parking lot
 
*** Parking lot
** East side ([[Block 114 B]] & [[Block 114 G]]
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** east side ([[Block 114 B]] & [[Block 114 G]]):
*** [[Williams-Blackstock Architects]] (2003-), former location of [[V & W Supply]], [[Nelson Manufacturing]] (built 1921/1925)
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*** [[Williams-Blackstock Architects]] (2003–), former location of [[V & W Supply]], [[Nelson Manufacturing]] (built 1921/1925)
 +
 
 
* [[1st Avenue South]]/[[Rotary Trail]] intersection ("[[The Cut]]" for [[Seaboard Air Line Railroad]])
 
* [[1st Avenue South]]/[[Rotary Trail]] intersection ("[[The Cut]]" for [[Seaboard Air Line Railroad]])
** West side ([[Block 120]]:
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** west side ([[Block 120]]):
*** 100: [[Brad Morton]] studio and residence, former location of [[Seaboard Saloon]] (built 1897)
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*** 100-104: [[Brad Morton]] studio and residence
*** 104: former location of [[Bush Auto Body Co.]] (1941), [[Southside Auto Tim & Glass Co.]] (1964) [[Reeve Signs]] (1970)
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**** 100-102: former location of saloon (1891), [[Seaboard Saloon]] (built 1897)
*** 106-110: former location of [[Alabama Tire Exchange]] (1941), [[Beautyguard Manufacturing Co.]] (1964)
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**** 104: courtyard wall, former location of [[Bush Auto Body Co.]] (1941), [[Southside Auto Tim & Glass Co.]] (1964) [[Reeve Signs]] (1970)
**** 106: [[Fusoform]] concrete studio (2011-), former location of [[Land of Was]] antiques (2007)
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*** 106–110: one-story commercial building (built c. 1905), [[Magic City Signs]] (2019–), former location of [[Alabama Tire Exchange]] (1941), [[Beautyguard Manufacturing Co.]] (1964), [[Land of Was]] antiques (2007), [[Fusoform]] concrete studio (2011-)
*** [[1st Alley South]]
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*** 112–114: former location of [[Hill Sales Inc.]] refrigerators (1941)
*** 112-114: former location of [[Hill Sales Inc.]] refrigerators (1941)
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**** 114: [[Mid-Alabama Chapter of the American Red Cross]], Birmingham-Jefferson office (2010-), former location of [[Atlas Printing & Engraving Co.]] (1970), [[Keel Refinishing & Upholstery]] (2007)
 
**** 114: [[Mid-Alabama Chapter of the American Red Cross]], Birmingham-Jefferson office (2010-), former location of [[Atlas Printing & Engraving Co.]] (1970), [[Keel Refinishing & Upholstery]] (2007)
*** 118-120: Parking lot (2010-)
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*** 118–120: parking lot (2010-)
 
**** 118: former location of [[Brocato Plumbing & Heating]] (1941), [[Modern Printing Co.]] (1970), [[Robert Lehman Studio]] furniture (2007)
 
**** 118: former location of [[Brocato Plumbing & Heating]] (1941), [[Modern Printing Co.]] (1970), [[Robert Lehman Studio]] furniture (2007)
 
**** 120: former location of [[James Bouloukas]] restaurant (1941), [[The Screening Room]] theater (1982-2007)
 
**** 120: former location of [[James Bouloukas]] restaurant (1941), [[The Screening Room]] theater (1982-2007)
*** 130: former location of [[P. J. Reed]] restaurant (1897)
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*** 128: former location of [[Houser & Rogers]] saloon (1904)
** East side ([[Block 119]]:
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*** 130: former location of grocery / saloon (1891), [[P. J. Reed]] restaurant (1897)
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** east side ([[Block 119]]:
 
*** 101-107: parking for [[Moxy]] talent and marketing. former used car lot for [[Cruse Crawford Manufacturing Co.]] (1941)
 
*** 101-107: parking for [[Moxy]] talent and marketing. former used car lot for [[Cruse Crawford Manufacturing Co.]] (1941)
*** [[1st Alley South]]
+
**** 101: former location of fruit stand (1891)
 +
*** 109: former location of [[T. L. Russell]] saloon (1904)
 
*** 115-131: [[Birmingham Wholesale Furniture]] (1970-)
 
*** 115-131: [[Birmingham Wholesale Furniture]] (1970-)
 +
 
* [[2nd Avenue South]] intersection
 
* [[2nd Avenue South]] intersection
** West side ([[Block 137]])
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** west side ([[Block 137]]):
*** 200-208: former location of [[Walter S. White Auto Parts Inc.]] (1964-2007)
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*** 200–208: [[Raden building]] (built c. 1895 by [[C. Moritz Raden]])
**** 200: former location of [[Busy Bee Cafe]] (1928), [[Southside Paint & Supply]] (1941)
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**** 200: former location of [[Daniel Eyer]] grocery (1896–1899), [[Bower & Co.]] saloon (1904), [[Excelsior Bakery]] (1915–1918), [[Busy Bee Café]] (mid 1920s–early 1930s), [[Southside Paint & Supply Co.]] (1940–1950)
**** 202-206: former location of [[Maske & Kent Refrigeration Co.]] (1941)
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**** 202–206: former location of [[Refrigeration Sales & Service]] (1940), [[Maske & Kent Refrigeration Co.]] (1941)
**** 206: [[Southern Radiator & Cooling]], former location of [[Birmingham Automotive Service]] (2007)
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**** 204–208: former location of [[Walter White Auto Parts]] (1957–2007)
*** 208: former location of [[Federal-Mogul Service]] bearings (1941)
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***** 204–206: former location of electric shop (1957)
*** 210: former location of [[Albert T. Seals Auto Repair]] (1941-1970)
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****** 204: former location of [[Daniel Eyer]] saloon (1899)
*** 212-214: former location of [[Wengel Wilbern]]//[[Seagraves]]/[[The Flexible Co.]] ambulances & fire trucks (1941), [[Cather Brothers Printing & Publishing]] (1964-1970), [[Fulenwider Auto Supply]]
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******* 204½: former location of [[Mary Raden]] boarding house (1896), [[Louise Curtis]] boarding house (1899)
**** 212: former location of [[New York Model Bakery]] (1887-)
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****** 206: former location of [[Birmingham Automotive Service]] (2007), [[Southern Radiator & Cooling]]
*** [[2nd Alley South]]
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***** 208: former location of [[Henderson Brewing Co.]] (1900), [[Federal-Mogul Service]] bearings (1941)
*** 220: former location of [[Fariss-Armstrong Motor Co.]] (1941)
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*** 210-230: [[Southern Armature Works]]
*** 224-230: [[Southern Armature Works]] (1931-), former location of [[C. E. Reeves]] auto body & fender works (1941)
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**** 210: former location of [[Albert T. Seals Auto Repair]] (1941–1970)
** East side ([[Block 138]])
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**** 212–214: former location of [[Wengel Wilbern]]//[[Seagraves]]/[[The Flexible Co.]] ambulances & fire trucks (1941), [[Cather Brothers Printing & Publishing]] (1964–1970), [[Fulenwider Auto Supply]]
*** 201: vacant, former location of [[BEBCO]] (1913-), [[Office Outfitters]] (1964)
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***** 212: former location of [[New York Model Bakery]] (1887–1888), "ruins of fire" (1891)
*** [[2nd Alley South]]
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**** 220: former location of [[Fariss-Armstrong Motor Co.]] (1941)
*** 215-231: [[J. F. Oates Building]] (built 1929), [[Birmingham School of Law]] (2013-), former location of [[J. Truett Payne Co.]] autos (1964-1970), [[Tom Williams Auto|Tom Williams Porsche/BMW]]
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**** 224-230: former location of [[C. E. Reeves]] auto body & fender works (1941)
 +
***** 228–230: former location of [[Zylphia Freeney]] restaurant (1904)
 +
** east side ([[Block 138]]):
 +
*** 201–215: [[The Battery]] (built as the [[BEBCO building]] in 1913, redeveloped 2018), former location of [[BEBCO]] (1913–), [[Office Outfitters]] (1964)
 +
**** 201–203: former location of grocery (1891),
 +
**** 205–215: former location of "negro dwellings" (1891)
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*** 215–231: [[J. F. Oates Building]] (built 1929), [[Birmingham School of Law]] (2013–), former location of [[J. Truett Payne Co.]] autos (1964–1970), [[Tom Williams Auto|Tom Williams Porsche/BMW]]
 +
 
 
* [[3rd Avenue South]] intersection
 
* [[3rd Avenue South]] intersection
** West side ([[Block 146]])
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** west side ([[Block 146]]):
*** 300-326: [[DaVita Dialysis Clinic]], former location of [[Birmingham Steam Bottling Works]]/[[Davis & Worcester]] (1886-c. 1902), [[Sherrill & Amos]] (1941), [[Jim Burke Nash]] (1945-1952), [[Chuck Milner Rambler]] (1964), [[Nelson-Brantley Glass Co.]] (1970), [[Franklin Automotive]], [[Platinum Imports]] (2007)
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*** 300–310: [[DaVita Dialysis Clinic]], former location of [[Sherrill & Amos]] (1941), [[Jim Burke Nash]] (1945–1952), [[Chuck Milner Rambler]] (1964), [[Nelson-Brantley Glass Co.]] (1970), [[Franklin Automotive]], [[Platinum Imports]] (2007)
** East side ([[Block 145]])
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*** 312–330: parking lot
*** 301: parking for [[Sweet Tea Restaurant]] (2011-), former used car lot for [[Fariss-Armstrong Motor Co.]] (1941)
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** east side ([[Block 145]]):
*** [[3rd Alley South]]
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*** 301–311: former location of [[Birmingham Steam Bottling Works]] / [[Davis & Worcester]] (1886–c.1902)
*** 319-323: [[C & M Collision Center]] (2007-), former location of [[Merchants Cigar & Candy Co.]] wholesale sales (1941-1970)
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**** 301: parking for [[Sweet Tea Restaurant]] (2011–), former used car lot for [[Fariss-Armstrong Motor Co.]] (1941)
 +
*** 313–323: [[C & M Collision Center]] (2007–), former location of "negro dwellings" (1891), [[Merchants Cigar & Candy Co.]] wholesale sales (1941–1970)
 +
 
 
* [[4th Avenue South]] intersection
 
* [[4th Avenue South]] intersection
** West side ([[Block 163]])
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** west side ([[Block 163]]):
 +
*** 400–410: former location of [[Birmingham Brewing Company (1889)|Birmingham Brewing Company]] (1889–1893), [[Alabama Brewing Company]] (1897–1907)
 
*** 400: former location of [[Chuck Milner Rambler]] used cars (1964), [[Toyota Birmingham]] used cars (1970)
 
*** 400: former location of [[Chuck Milner Rambler]] used cars (1964), [[Toyota Birmingham]] used cars (1970)
*** [[4th Alley North]]
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*** 416–430: [[Birmingham Cold Storage Warehouse]] (built 1916), former location of [[Schillinger Brewing Company]] (1884–1908)
*** 416-430: [[Schillinger Brewing Company]] (1884-1908), [[Birmingham Cold Storage Warehouse]] (built 1916)
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** east side ([[Block 164]]):
** East side ([[Block 164]])
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*** 401–409: former location of "negro dwellings" (1891)
*** 401-407: [[Norton's Florist]] (2005-)
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**** 401–407: [[Norton's Florist]] (2005–)
**** 401: former location of [[Chip Ellis Motorcars]]
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***** 401: former location of [[Chip Ellis Motorcars]]
**** 407: former location of [[Roy Bridges Motors]] (1964) [[Toyota Birmingham]] (1970)
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***** 407: former location of [[Roy Bridges Motors]] (1964) [[Foreign Car City]] / [[Toyota Birmingham]] (1969-1970)
*** [[4th Alley North]]
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*** 411-431: former location of [[Birmingham Ice Factory]] (1887-1891), [[Birmingham Ice & Cold Storage Co.]]
*** former location of [[Birmingham Ice Factory]] (1887), [[Birmingham Brewing Company (1889)|Birmingham Brewing Company]] (1889-1893) [[Alabama Brewing Company]], (1897-1907), [[Birmingham Ice & Cold Storage Co.]]  
+
 
 
* [[5th Avenue South]] intersection
 
* [[5th Avenue South]] intersection
** West side ([[Block 172]])
+
** west side ([[Block 172]]):
*** 500-528: [[Whitaker Building]] (built 2001), [[UA Health Services Foundation]]
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*** 500–528: [[Whitaker Building]] (built 2001), [[UA Health Services Foundation]]
 
**** 500: former location of [[Birmingham Paper Co.]] (1941), [[Nifty Manufacturing Co.]] (1964)
 
**** 500: former location of [[Birmingham Paper Co.]] (1941), [[Nifty Manufacturing Co.]] (1964)
**** 516-530: former location of [[Brownell Motors]] (1914-1983), [[W. F. Green Motors]] (1941)
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**** 516–530: former location of [[Brownell Motors]] (1914-1983), [[W. F. Green Motors]] (1941)
**** 526-530: former location of [[Nifty Manufacturing Co.]] storage (1964)
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**** 526–530: former location of [[Nifty Manufacturing Co.]] storage (1964)
** East side ([[Block 171]])
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** east side ([[Block 171]]):
 
*** 501: [[LIV on Fifth]] (2007-), former location of [[Tuck's Grocery Store]] (1907), [[American Standard Plumbing Warehouse]] (built 1924), [[Liberty National]] warehouse (-2007)
 
*** 501: [[LIV on Fifth]] (2007-), former location of [[Tuck's Grocery Store]] (1907), [[American Standard Plumbing Warehouse]] (built 1924), [[Liberty National]] warehouse (-2007)
 
*** 503: former location of [[Amstan Supply]] plumbing distributors (1964-1970)
 
*** 503: former location of [[Amstan Supply]] plumbing distributors (1964-1970)
*** [[5th Alley South]]
+
*** 513–517: [[Iron City]] (2013-), former location of [[Richard King Automotive]]
*** 513-517: [[Iron City]] (2013-), former location of [[Richard King Automotive]]
+
*** 517–519: former location of [[Brammer Paint & Body Co.]] (1941)
*** 517-519: former location of [[Brammer Paint & Body Co.]] (1941)
+
 
**** 517: former location of [[Grayson Rose Automatic Transmission Co.]] (1964), [[Foreign Car City]] (1970)
 
**** 517: former location of [[Grayson Rose Automatic Transmission Co.]] (1964), [[Foreign Car City]] (1970)
*** 525: [[Speedy Print building]]
+
*** 525: [[Iron City]] expansion (built 2019), former location of [[Speedy Print building]] (demolished 2018), [[Uncle Tom's Bar-B-Q]], [[Speedy Print]]
 +
 
 
* [[6th Avenue South]] intersection
 
* [[6th Avenue South]] intersection
** West side ([[Block 189]])
+
** west side ([[Block 189]]):
*** 610-612: [[Harris Transfer Company]] warehouse (built 1916), [[Storage Depot]] (2007), [[Fish Market]] restaurant (2007-), former location of [[2nd Presbyterian Church]] (1887)
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*** 600: former location of [[Third Presbyterian Church]] (1891-1899)
*** [[6th Alley South]]
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*** 610–612: [[Harris Transfer Company]] warehouse (built 1916), [[Storage Depot]] (2007), [[Fish Market]] restaurant (2007-), former location of [[2nd Presbyterian Church]] (1887)
*** 624: [[Taco Bell]]
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*** 614–630: [[Taco Bell]]
** East side ([[Block 190]])
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** east side ([[Block 190]]):
*** 601: [[Alabama Civil Law Notary]], [[William J. Freeman]] attorney
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*** 601–603: former location of grocery (1891)
*** 603: former location of ''[[Birmingham News]]'' branch office (1941)
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**** 601: [[Alabama Civil Law Notary]], [[William J. Freeman]] attorney
 +
**** 603: former location of ''[[Birmingham News]]'' branch office (1941)
 +
*** 607: former location of "shanty" (1891)
 +
*** 611: former location of "shanty" (1891)
 
*** 613: former location of [[Ivy Discount Co.]] finance (1964)
 
*** 613: former location of [[Ivy Discount Co.]] finance (1964)
*** [[6th Alley South]]
+
*** 615: former location of "shanty" (1891)
*** 617-621: [[Third Presbyterian Church]] [[Bryan Educational Building]] (built 1960)
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*** 617–621: [[Third Presbyterian Church]] [[Bryan Educational Building]] (built 1960)
 
*** 627: [[Third Presbyterian Church]] (built 1902)
 
*** 627: [[Third Presbyterian Church]] (built 1902)
 +
 
* [[7th Avenue South]] intersection
 
* [[7th Avenue South]] intersection
** West side ([[Block 232]])
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** west side ([[Block 232]]):
*** 700: [[Chai's Oriental Food Store]]
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*** 700–712: vacant lot (2019–)
*** 708: former location of [[Becksted Distributing Co.]] vacuum cleaners (1964)
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**** 700: former location of [[Guaranty Acceptance Corp.]] (1964), [[Kao's Oriental Foods & Gifts]] (1975), [[Chai's Oriental Food Store]], [[Chai Market]] (demolished 2019)
*** 710: former location of ''[[The Examiner]]'' newspaper (1964), [[Capco Adjusters Inc.]] (1970), [[22nd Street Jazz Cafe]] (2007)
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**** 708: former location of [[Becksted Distributing Co.]] vacuum cleaners (1964)
*** 712: former location of [[Fuller & Crawford]] architects (1964), [[Fuller, Christian & Blake]] architects (1970)
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**** 710: former location of ''[[The Examiner]]'' newspaper (1964), [[Capco Adjusters Inc.]] (1970), [[22nd Street Jazz Cafe]] (2007)
*** [[7th Alley South]]
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**** 712: former location of [[Fuller & Crawford]] architects (1964), [[Fuller, Christian & Blake]] architects (1970)
*** [[Ridout's-Brown Service Southside Chapel]]
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*** 714–730: [[Johns Ridout Southside Chapel]]
** East side ([[Block 231]])
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** east side ([[Block 231]]):
*** 701: [[Berthon's Cleaners]]
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*** 701–713: former location of [[Berthon's Cleaners]]
*** [[7th Alley South]]
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*** 715–731: parking lot for [[2208 University Boulevard]]
*** 715-731: parking for [[Kassouf & Co.]]
+
 
*** 725: former location of [[Jack's TV & Radio]] (1964), [[Alabama Restaurant Supply Co.]] (1970)
 
*** 725: former location of [[Jack's TV & Radio]] (1964), [[Alabama Restaurant Supply Co.]] (1970)
 
*** 727: former location of [[National Cleaners]] (1941), [[Waters Drive-In Cleaners]] (1964-1970)
 
*** 727: former location of [[National Cleaners]] (1941), [[Waters Drive-In Cleaners]] (1964-1970)
 +
 
* [[University Boulevard]] (8th Avenue South) intersection
 
* [[University Boulevard]] (8th Avenue South) intersection
** West side ([[Block 760]])
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** west side ([[Block 760]]):
 
*** [[Baptist Church of the Covenant]] (1995-)
 
*** [[Baptist Church of the Covenant]] (1995-)
 
*** [[8th Court South]] intersects (west only)
 
*** [[8th Court South]] intersects (west only)
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*** 828: former location of [[H. O. Powell]] dental laboratory (1964-1970)
 
*** 828: former location of [[H. O. Powell]] dental laboratory (1964-1970)
 
*** 832: former location of [[Stead-Rockett Agency]] (1964), [[Stead Realty Co.]] / [[Walter Stead Insurance Agency]] (1970)
 
*** 832: former location of [[Stead-Rockett Agency]] (1964), [[Stead Realty Co.]] / [[Walter Stead Insurance Agency]] (1970)
** East side ([[Block 744]])
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** east side ([[Block 744]]):
 
*** 811: former location of [[Brocato Plumbing & Heating Co.]] storage (1970)
 
*** 811: former location of [[Brocato Plumbing & Heating Co.]] storage (1970)
 
*** [[Southern Research Institute]]
 
*** [[Southern Research Institute]]
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*** 823: former location of [[Nolan J. Wehby Plumbing & Heating Co.]] (1941)
 
*** 823: former location of [[Nolan J. Wehby Plumbing & Heating Co.]] (1941)
 
*** 825: [[Southern Research Institute]], former location of [[Allen-Bradley Co.]] electric motors (1964-1970)
 
*** 825: [[Southern Research Institute]], former location of [[Allen-Bradley Co.]] electric motors (1964-1970)
 +
 
* [[9th Avenue South]] intersection
 
* [[9th Avenue South]] intersection
** West side ([[Block 758]])
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** west side ([[Block 758]]):
 
*** 900: former location of [[G & H Management]]
 
*** 900: former location of [[G & H Management]]
 
*** 904: former location of [[Wagner Electric Sales Corp.]] (1970)
 
*** 904: former location of [[Wagner Electric Sales Corp.]] (1970)
 
*** 912: former location of [[Track Side Gas Station]] (1941), [[Allen Decorating Co.]] (1964-1970), [[Crow Studio]], [[Randal Crow]] photographer
 
*** 912: former location of [[Track Side Gas Station]] (1941), [[Allen Decorating Co.]] (1964-1970), [[Crow Studio]], [[Randal Crow]] photographer
 
*** 918: former location of [[John B. Torbert]] filling station / [[Cahaba Valley Coal Co.]] (1941), [[South Highland School]] playground (1964-1970)
 
*** 918: former location of [[John B. Torbert]] filling station / [[Cahaba Valley Coal Co.]] (1941), [[South Highland School]] playground (1964-1970)
** East side ([[Block 745]])
+
** east side ([[Block 745]]):
 
*** 901: former location of [[Gizmo Lounge]] (1960s-1980s)
 
*** 901: former location of [[Gizmo Lounge]] (1960s-1980s)
 
*** 905: former location of [[Dyer Electric Co.]] (1941-1970)
 
*** 905: former location of [[Dyer Electric Co.]] (1941-1970)
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*** 911: former location of [[R. A. C. Smith]], plumber (1941)
 
*** 911: former location of [[R. A. C. Smith]], plumber (1941)
 
*** 917: former location of [[Tom Dickinson & Co.]] auto repairs (1941), [[Imported Car Service & Body Shop]] (1970), [[Birmingham Bumper Service]] (1970)
 
*** 917: former location of [[Tom Dickinson & Co.]] auto repairs (1941), [[Imported Car Service & Body Shop]] (1970), [[Birmingham Bumper Service]] (1970)
 +
 
* [[10th Avenue South]] (formerly [[Palmetto Avenue]]) intersection
 
* [[10th Avenue South]] (formerly [[Palmetto Avenue]]) intersection
** West side ([[Block 757]])
+
** west side ([[Block 757]]):
 
*** [[Brother Bryan Park]] (formerly [[Brother Bryan Park|Magnolia Park]])
 
*** [[Brother Bryan Park]] (formerly [[Brother Bryan Park|Magnolia Park]])
** East side
+
** east side:
*** 929: [[2200 Magnolia Avenue South]] (vacant), former location of [[Birmingham Fire Station No. 3]] (-1927), [[Ideal Heating & Refrigerating Co.]] (1941), [[Cornerstone]] head shop/coffee shop (1960s), [[Saunders Truck Leasing]] printing department (1970), [[Birmingham Bumper Service]]
+
*** 929: [[2200 Magnolia Avenue]], former location of [[Birmingham Fire Station No. 3]], [[Hill Food Stores]] main bakery (1923), [[Family Laundry Service]] (1934), [[Ideal Heating & Refrigerating Co.]] (1941), [[Morris & Eckels]] laundry equipment (1960-1969), [[Cornerstone]] head shop/coffee shop (1960s), [[Saunders Truck Leasing]] printing department (1970), [[Dick Jemison Gallery]] (1977) [[Birmingham Bumper Service]]
 +
 
 
* [[Magnolia Avenue]]
 
* [[Magnolia Avenue]]
** West side ([[Block 751]])
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** west side ([[Block 751]]):
 
*** 1000: [[Cory Watson Attorneys]], former location of [[Sycamore Storage Co.]] auto storage (1941)
 
*** 1000: [[Cory Watson Attorneys]], former location of [[Sycamore Storage Co.]] auto storage (1941)
 
*** 1016: former location of [[Commonwealth Life Insurance Co.]] (1964-1970)
 
*** 1016: former location of [[Commonwealth Life Insurance Co.]] (1964-1970)
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*** 1046: former location of [[Catholic Charities Bureau]] / [[Missionary Servants of the Most Blessed Trinity]] (1941)
 
*** 1046: former location of [[Catholic Charities Bureau]] / [[Missionary Servants of the Most Blessed Trinity]] (1941)
 
*** [[Magnolia Alley]]
 
*** [[Magnolia Alley]]
** East side ([[Block 750]])
+
** east side ([[Block 750]]):
 
*** 1001-1013: [[Brownell Building]], [[Walter Schoel Engineering Company]], former location of [[Linde Air Products Co.]] (1941), [[Brownell Travel]] (1964-1970)
 
*** 1001-1013: [[Brownell Building]], [[Walter Schoel Engineering Company]], former location of [[Linde Air Products Co.]] (1941), [[Brownell Travel]] (1964-1970)
 
*** [[Magnolia Alley]]
 
*** [[Magnolia Alley]]
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*** 1035: former apartment building
 
*** 1035: former apartment building
 
*** 1037: [[1037 22nd Street South]] office building
 
*** 1037: [[1037 22nd Street South]] office building
 +
 
* [[11th Avenue South]] (west) /[[10th Court South]] (east) intersection
 
* [[11th Avenue South]] (west) /[[10th Court South]] (east) intersection
** East side
+
** west side:
*** 1101: [[Pittman Financial Partners]]
+
*** 1109: former location of [[Elements Inc.]] public relations (2007)
+
*** 1117: former location of [[James R. Garber]], [[John W. Simpson]] & [[James L. Seibold]] physicians (1941), [[John W. Simpson]] / [[Siebold & Batson]] physicians (1964)
+
*** 1125: [[Sycamore Court Apartments]] (1941-1970)
+
*** 1131: former location of [[Morgan A. Perry Jr]], [[James W. Underwood]], [[Malcolm Pigford]], [[Eldred Teague]] & [[George Zenger]], physicians, and [[Birmingham Radiological Group]] (1964)
+
*** [[Highland Shell]] gas station
+
** West side
+
 
*** 1130<!--sic-->:[[Ridge Park]], former location of [[Rust Engineering]] (1970)
 
*** 1130<!--sic-->:[[Ridge Park]], former location of [[Rust Engineering]] (1970)
 
**** [[Brookwood Baptist Health]]
 
**** [[Brookwood Baptist Health]]
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**** [[Shopping Center Group]]
 
**** [[Shopping Center Group]]
 
* [[Ireland Way]] intersection (west only)
 
* [[Ireland Way]] intersection (west only)
*** 1128: [[L. Kianoff & Associates]], former location of [[Highland Baptist Hospital]] [[Ida V. Moffett School of Nursing|Nurses' home]]
+
*** 1128: former location of [[Highland Baptist Hospital]] [[Ida V. Moffett School of Nursing|Nurses' home]], [[L. Kianoff & Associates]]
 
*** [[Highland Plaza]] shopping center
 
*** [[Highland Plaza]] shopping center
 +
** east side:
 +
*** 1101: [[Southwestern Athletic Conference]] (2020–), former location of [[Pittman Financial Partners]] (–2020)
 +
*** 1109: former location of [[Elements Inc.]] public relations (2007)
 +
*** 1117: former location of [[James R. Garber]], [[John W. Simpson]] & [[James L. Seibold]] physicians (1941), [[John W. Simpson]] / [[Siebold & Batson]] physicians (1964)
 +
*** 1125: [[Sycamore Court Apartments]] (1941-1970)
 +
*** 1131: former location of [[Morgan A. Perry Jr]], [[James W. Underwood]], [[Malcolm Pigford]], [[Eldred Teague]] & [[George Zenger]], physicians, and [[Birmingham Radiological Group]] (1964)
 +
*** [[Highland Shell]] gas station
 +
 
* [[Highland Avenue]] intersection
 
* [[Highland Avenue]] intersection
* street continues as onramp to [[Elton B. Stephens Expressway]] south ([[U.S. Highway 31]] south/[[U.S. Highway 280]] east)
+
* street continues as on-ramp to [[Elton B. Stephens Expressway]] south ([[U.S. Highway 31]] south/[[U.S. Highway 280]] east)
 
** 1217: former location of [[Blessed Trinity Missionary Cenacle]] & [[Catholic Charities Bureau]] (1964)
 
** 1217: former location of [[Blessed Trinity Missionary Cenacle]] & [[Catholic Charities Bureau]] (1964)
 
** 1233: former apartment building
 
** 1233: former apartment building
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** 1251: former location of [[White-Douglas Home]] (1941), [[Ellen H. Douglas Home]] (1970)
 
** 1251: former location of [[White-Douglas Home]] (1941), [[Ellen H. Douglas Home]] (1970)
  
* [[Arlington Avenue]]
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* [[Arlington Avenue]] intersects
 
** 1301: former location of [[The Maplewood]] apartments (1941-1970)
 
** 1301: former location of [[The Maplewood]] apartments (1941-1970)
 
** 1312: [[Arlington School]] (2007)
 
** 1312: [[Arlington School]] (2007)
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** 1320: former location of [[Discovery Place]] children's museum (1981-1998)
 
** 1320: former location of [[Discovery Place]] children's museum (1981-1998)
 
** 1324-1326: former location of [[Vaughn Apartments]] (1941-1964), [[Arlington Plaza Apartments]] (1970)
 
** 1324-1326: former location of [[Vaughn Apartments]] (1941-1964), [[Arlington Plaza Apartments]] (1970)
** 1401: [[Saint Rose Academy]] (1998-), former location of [[Saint Rose Academy|St Rose of Lima School]] (1970), [[The Discovery Place]] (-1998), [[Dominican Sisters]] (2007)
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** 1401: [[Saint Rose Academy]] (1998-), former location of [[Saint Rose Academy|St Rose of Lima School]] (1970), [[Discovery Place]] (-1998), [[Dominican Sisters]] (2007)
 
** 1412: former apartment building (1964-1970)
 
** 1412: former apartment building (1964-1970)
 
** 1424: former location of [[Youth For Christ of Greater Birmingham]] (1970)
 
** 1424: former location of [[Youth For Christ of Greater Birmingham]] (1970)

Latest revision as of 14:59, 26 February 2020

Twenty-second Street South (22nd Street South) is a one-way north-south street in Birmingham's Southside neighborhood, running south from the 22nd Street Viaduct over the Railroad Reservation to Highland Avenue, where it is interrupted by the Red Mountain Expressway.

A piece of 22nd Street South serves as part of the offramp from the Expressway to Highland Avenue or to 23rd Street South, forming the southern edge of the Highland Park neighborhood. Another two-way section of 22nd Street South begins at Arlington Avenue and ends as it turns onto 16th Avenue South in the Redmont Park neighborhood. On the other side of Red Mountain, there is a short two-way section of 22nd Street South in Mountain Brook's English Village, ending at 21st Avenue South.

22nd Street South forms the border between the Five Points South neighborhood to the west and the Southside neighborhood to the east. It also forms the western edge of the National Register of Historic Places' Southside Historic District between 4th and 7th Avenue South. The first four blocks of 22nd Street South lie within the city's Historic Downtown Automotive District, and the section from 5th Alley South to 7th Avenue South runs through the city's Southside Historic District.

The 400 through 700 blocks of 22nd Street South are included in Birmingham's Midtown Commercial Revitalization District, and the eastern edge of the City Action Partnership's service area extending to 5th Avenue South.

The Red Mountain Railroad followed 22nd Street South up Red Mountain from 15th Avenue South to Warwick Court on its way to Rosedale between 1889 and 1893. In the 1940s, the street was one of the proposed routes for a Red Mountain Tunnel.

Notable locations

For an alphabetical list of locations, see the 22nd Street South category.

Southside / Five Points South