Difference between revisions of "Bessemer Road"

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(Central Park neighborhood)
(Central Park neighborhood)
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*** 2430: former location of [[Brock Lunch Room]] (1926)
 
*** 2430: former location of [[Brock Lunch Room]] (1926)
 
*** 2424: [[Firestone Complete Auto Care]]
 
*** 2424: [[Firestone Complete Auto Care]]
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*** 2420: former location of [[Thompson & Sons]] wholesale grain (1944)
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*** 2412: former location of [[Fair View Coal Co.]] (1944)
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*** 2400: former location of [[Ace Reliner Co.]] (1944)
 
** south side
 
** south side
 
*** [[Birmingham Crossplex]], former location of [[Alabama State Fairgrounds]]
 
*** [[Birmingham Crossplex]], former location of [[Alabama State Fairgrounds]]
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*** 2216: former location of [[Lollar's Cameras]]
 
*** 2216: former location of [[Lollar's Cameras]]
 
*** 2210: former location of [[El Palacio]]
 
*** 2210: former location of [[El Palacio]]
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*** 2200: former location of [[South Park Service Station]] (1944)
 
** south side
 
** south side
 
*** [[Five Points West Shopping City]]
 
*** [[Five Points West Shopping City]]
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*** 2110: [[Joyce Ladd]]/[[State Farm Insurance]]
 
*** 2110: [[Joyce Ladd]]/[[State Farm Insurance]]
 
** south side
 
** south side
*** 2161: [[Marathon Gas]]
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*** 2161: [[Marathon Gas]], former location of [[James McRee Jr]] filling station / [[Kilgore & McRee Motor Co.]] auto repairs (1944)
 
*** 2149: [[Tropical Grill Jamaican Restaurant]]
 
*** 2149: [[Tropical Grill Jamaican Restaurant]]
 
*** 2145: [[Boost Mobile]], former location of [[Coffee Shoppee]] (2009-2014)
 
*** 2145: [[Boost Mobile]], former location of [[Coffee Shoppee]] (2009-2014)
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*** 2100: former location of [[Citizens Federal Savings Bank]]
 
*** 2100: former location of [[Citizens Federal Savings Bank]]
 
* [[Avenue U Ensley]] intersection
 
* [[Avenue U Ensley]] intersection
** 2040: [[EZ Pawn]]
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** north side
** 2030: former location of [[H. Salt Fish & Chips]] (1965-), [[Salt and Pepper|Salt and Pepper Fish & Chips Super Burger]] (1972-)
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*** 2042: former location of [[Irene Grantham]] beauty shop (1944)
** 2017: [[Cash America Pawn]]
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*** 2040: [[EZ Pawn]]
** 2011: [[International Automotive]], former location of [[Chism's Barber Shop]] (1949)
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*** 2030: former location of [[H. Salt Fish & Chips]] (1965-), [[Salt and Pepper|Salt and Pepper Fish & Chips Super Burger]] (1972-)
** 2005: [[Quick Phones]]
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*** 2002: former location of [[Dave's Service Station]] (1944)
** 2003: [[Perfect Kuts Barber & Style]]
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*** 2000: [[Presidential Suite]] beauty salon
** 2001: [[Queen African Hair Braiding]]
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** south side
** 2000: [[Presidential Suite]] beauty salon
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*** 2017: [[Cash America Pawn]]
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*** 2011: [[International Automotive]], former location of [[Chism's Barber Shop]] (1949)
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*** 2005: [[Quick Phones]], former location of [[Central Park Theatre]] (1944)
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*** 2003: [[Perfect Kuts Barber & Style]]
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*** 2001: [[Queen African Hair Braiding]], former location of [[Victory Service Station]] (1944)
 
* [[Avenue T Ensley]] intersection
 
* [[Avenue T Ensley]] intersection
 
** 1975: former location of [[Central Park Bakery & Delicatessen]] (1944)
 
** 1975: former location of [[Central Park Bakery & Delicatessen]] (1944)

Revision as of 10:46, 8 September 2019

Bessemer Road is a continuation of 3rd Avenue West westward from Border Street in Birmingham's West End neighborhood toward Bessemer. It becomes the Bessemer Super Highway as it crosses Aaron Aronov Drive (Weibel Drive) and B. Y. Williams Sr Drive at Western Hills Mall in Midfield.

Bessemer Road is part of U.S. Highway 11 and Alabama State Highway 5.

Notable locations (east to west)

Birmingham

Fairview neighborhood

Central Park neighborhood

Green Acres neighborhood

Midfield