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** 3007: former location of [[Re-Nu Shoe Hospital]] (1930), [[Parkway Grill]] (1935), [[The Dukes|The "Dukes"]] record store (1965)
 
** 3007: former location of [[Re-Nu Shoe Hospital]] (1930), [[Parkway Grill]] (1935), [[The Dukes|The "Dukes"]] record store (1965)
 
** 3003: former location of [[A&P|Great A&P Tea Co.]] (1926), [[Central Park Dry Goods Co.]] (1930)
 
** 3003: former location of [[A&P|Great A&P Tea Co.]] (1926), [[Central Park Dry Goods Co.]] (1930)
** 3001: former location of [[Orange Blossom Creamery]] (1926)
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** 3001: former location of [[Orange Blossom Creamery]] (1926-1930s)
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** 3000: former location of [[Fairview Feed & Grocery Co.]] (1942)
 
* [[Fayette Avenue]] intersection (south only)
 
* [[Fayette Avenue]] intersection (south only)
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** 2945: former location of [[Greyhound Service Station]] (1942)
 
** 2929: [[Friend's Body & Auto Repair]] / [[K & M Muffler & Brake]]
 
** 2929: [[Friend's Body & Auto Repair]] / [[K & M Muffler & Brake]]
** 2916: former location of [[Frostop]] drive-in
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** 2916: former location of [[Piper Ice Cream Co.]] (1942), [[Frostop]] drive-in
 
** 2909: former location of [[Central Park Theatre]] (1926)
 
** 2909: former location of [[Central Park Theatre]] (1926)
 
* [[Eufaula Avenue]] intersection (north only)
 
* [[Eufaula Avenue]] intersection (north only)
 
* [[29th Place Ensley]] intersection (north only)
 
* [[29th Place Ensley]] intersection (north only)
** 2838: [[U-Haul]]
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** 2838: [[U-Haul]], former location of [[Fairview Feed & Grocery Co.]] warehouse (1942)
 
* [[30th Street Ensley]] intersection
 
* [[30th Street Ensley]] intersection
 
** 2830: former location of [[Parrot Dry Cleaning]] (1926)
 
** 2830: former location of [[Parrot Dry Cleaning]] (1926)
 
** 2826: former location of [[Central Park Food Co.]] (1926)
 
** 2826: former location of [[Central Park Food Co.]] (1926)
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** 2816: former location of [[Standard Oil Co.]] service station (1942)
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** 2812: former location of [[Grantham Beauty Shop]] / [[Glenn Thompson]] barber (1942)
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** 2806: former location of [[New Ideal Laundry & Dry Cleaners]] (1942)
 
** 2804: [[Fatou African Hair Braiding]]
 
** 2804: [[Fatou African Hair Braiding]]
** 2800: [[Party Source Outlet]]
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** 2800: [[Party Source Outlet]], former location of [[Hill Food Stores]] (1942)
 
* [[Cullman Avenue]] intersection (north only)
 
* [[Cullman Avenue]] intersection (north only)
 
* [[31st Street Ensley]] intersection (south only)
 
* [[31st Street Ensley]] intersection (south only)
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* [[Lomb Avenue]] intersection (south only)
 
* [[Lomb Avenue]] intersection (south only)
 
** north side
 
** north side
*** 2700: [[Salon Zubaleez]]
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*** 2700: [[Salon Zubaleez]], former location of [[John B. Turner]] auto repair (1942)
 
*** 2500: former location of [[Fairview Cafe]]
 
*** 2500: former location of [[Fairview Cafe]]
 
*** 2447: [[Fair Gas Stop]]
 
*** 2447: [[Fair Gas Stop]]
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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 (1942-1944)
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*** 2412: former location of [[Fair Park Coal Co.]] (1942),  [[Fair View Coal Co.]] (1944)
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*** 2400: former location of [[Dismukes Mattress & Upholstery Shop]] (1942), [[Ace Reliner Co.]] (1944)
 
** south side
 
** south side
 
*** [[Birmingham Crossplex]], former location of [[Alabama State Fairgrounds]]
 
*** [[Birmingham Crossplex]], former location of [[Alabama State Fairgrounds]]
 
* [[Avenue X]] intersection (north only)
 
* [[Avenue X]] intersection (north only)
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** 2330: former location of [[Chichester's Lunch Room]] (1942)
 
** 2300: [[Taco Bell]]
 
** 2300: [[Taco Bell]]
 
* [[Ensley 5 Points West Avenue]] (north) / [[Avenue W Ensley]] (south) intersection ([[Five Points West]])
 
* [[Ensley 5 Points West Avenue]] (north) / [[Avenue W Ensley]] (south) intersection ([[Five Points West]])
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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]] (1942-1944)
 
** south side
 
** south side
 
*** [[Five Points West Shopping City]]
 
*** [[Five Points West Shopping City]]
 
**** 2259: [[Captain D's]]
 
**** 2259: [[Captain D's]]
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**** 2249: former location of [[Five Points West First National Bank Branch]] (1970)
 
**** 2247: [[Muzik & More]]
 
**** 2247: [[Muzik & More]]
 
**** 2245: [[Hibbett Sporting Goods]]
 
**** 2245: [[Hibbett Sporting Goods]]
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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 (1942-1944)
 
*** 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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*** 2044: former location of [[Fancher-Looney Drug Co.]] (1942)
** 2017: [[Cash America Pawn]]
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*** 2042: former location of [[Irene Grantham]] beauty shop (1944)
** 2011: [[International Automotive]], former location of [[Chism's Barber Shop]] (1949)
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*** 2040: [[EZ Pawn]]
** 2005: [[Quick Phones]]
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*** 2030: former location of [[H. Salt Fish & Chips]] (1965-), [[Salt and Pepper|Salt and Pepper Fish & Chips Super Burger]] (1972-)
** 2003: [[Perfect Kuts Barber & Style]]
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*** 2002: former location of [[Dave's Service Station]] (1942-1944)
** 2001: [[Queen African Hair Braiding]]
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*** 2000: [[Presidential Suite]] beauty salon
** 2000: [[Presidential Suite]] beauty salon
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** south side
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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]] (1942-1944)
 
* [[Avenue T Ensley]] intersection
 
* [[Avenue T Ensley]] intersection
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** 1975: former location of [[Central Park Bakery & Delicatessen]] (1942-1944)
 
** 1970: [[Coco Beauty Supply]]
 
** 1970: [[Coco Beauty Supply]]
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** 1969: former location of [[Park Food Shop]] (1942)
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*** 1969½: former location of [[Park Coffee Shop]] (1942)
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** 1967: former location of [[Zenith Cleaners]] (1942)
 
** 1963-1965: [[Marino's|Marino's Food Center]], former location of [[Robinson's]] (1949)
 
** 1963-1965: [[Marino's|Marino's Food Center]], former location of [[Robinson's]] (1949)
* [[Terrace S Ensley]] intersection
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*** 1965: former location of [[Reliable Hardware Store]] (1942)
** 1953: former location of [[Goodwin Bake Shop]] (1949)
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** 1957: former location of [[Hill Food Stores]] (1942)
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** 1955: former location of [[U.S. Post Office Station No. 17]] / [[Cato's Shoe Hospital]] (1942)
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** 1953: former location of [[Snowhite Laundry Co.]] (1942), [[Goodwin Bake Shop]] (1949)
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** 1951: former location of [[Eddy's Barber Shop & Beauty Salon]] (1942)
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* [[Terrace S Ensley]] intersects
 
** 1945: [[B & B Hair Club of Birmingham]]
 
** 1945: [[B & B Hair Club of Birmingham]]
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** 1944: former location of [[Glover & Glover]] chiropractors (1942)
 
** 1940: [[Deli American]]
 
** 1940: [[Deli American]]
 
** 1928: [[KFC]]
 
** 1928: [[KFC]]
 
* [[Court S Ensley]] intersection
 
* [[Court S Ensley]] intersection
** 1923: [[Health Foods West]], former location of [[Weaver's Drug Co.]] (1949)
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** 1923: [[Health Foods West]], former location of [[Weaver Drug Co.]] (1942-1949)
** 1919: [[Mama's Hair Braiding]], former location of [[Watts & McCombs]] grocery & meats (1949)
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** 1921: former location of [[Orus Kinney]] barber (1942)
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** 1919: [[Mama's Hair Braiding]], former location of [[Edgar Jones|Jones Fruit Stand]] (1942), [[Watts & McCombs]] grocery & meats (1949)
 
** 1915: former location of [[Gabe's Bar-B-Q]] (1949)
 
** 1915: former location of [[Gabe's Bar-B-Q]] (1949)
 
** 1909: [[Little Joe's Party Place & Boutique]]
 
** 1909: [[Little Joe's Party Place & Boutique]]
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* [[Avenue Q Ensley]] (north)/[[Avenue R Ensley]] (south) intersection
 
* [[Avenue Q Ensley]] (north)/[[Avenue R Ensley]] (south) intersection
 
** 1723: former location of [[Herring's Drug Store]] (1949)
 
** 1723: former location of [[Herring's Drug Store]] (1949)
** 1701: [[Jackson Ministries]]
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** 1721: former location of [[Hill Food Stores]] (1942)
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** 1717: former location of [[Stewart Cleaners]] (1942), [[Central Park Feed & Seed Store]] (1944)
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** 1715: former location of [[Brown's Market & Grocery]] (1942)
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** 1713: former location of [[Tip Toe Inn]] restaurant (1942), [[Central Park Cafe]] (1944)
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** 1709: former location of [[City Ice Delivery Co.]] (1942)
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** 1705: former location of [[Central Park Cleaners]] (1942-1944), [[Walter Peoples]] shoe repair / [[Hobson Parks]] barber (1942)
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** 1701: [[Jackson Ministries]], former location of [[Bowen's Pharmacy]] (1942)
 
** 1654: former location of [[Piper's Ice Cream Store]] (1949)
 
** 1654: former location of [[Piper's Ice Cream Store]] (1949)
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** 1652: former location of [[Hill Food Stores]] (1942)
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** 1650: former location of [[Katherine's Beauty Shop]] (1942)
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** 1646: former location of [[John Justice]] physician (1942)
 
** 1634: [[Goo Goo Express]]
 
** 1634: [[Goo Goo Express]]
 
* [[Terrace Q Ensley]] intersection (south only)
 
* [[Terrace Q Ensley]] intersection (south only)
 
** 1625: [[DHL Analytical Laboratory]]
 
** 1625: [[DHL Analytical Laboratory]]
 
** 1608: [[Bessemer Road Food Mart]]
 
** 1608: [[Bessemer Road Food Mart]]
** 1601: [[Statewide Auto]]
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** 1601: [[Statewide Auto]], former location of [[Belview Service Station]] (1942)
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** 1600: former location of [[Good Gulf Service Station]] (1942)
 
* [[Avenue P Ensley]] intersection
 
* [[Avenue P Ensley]] intersection
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** 1585: former location of [[Central Park Hiotane Service]] (1942)
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** 1584: former location of [[Super Way Bar-B-Q]] (1942)
 
** 1583: [[Phil's Auto Repair Services]]
 
** 1583: [[Phil's Auto Repair Services]]
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** 1580: former location of [[Central Park Feed & Hardware Co.]] (1942)
 
** 1575: [[Omny Event Hall]], former location of [[Bull's Eye Event Center]] (2008)
 
** 1575: [[Omny Event Hall]], former location of [[Bull's Eye Event Center]] (2008)
** 1574: [[College Hut]]
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** 1574: [[College Hut]], former location of [[John A. Cook]] repair shop (1942)
 
** 1573: [[Sun Inn]]
 
** 1573: [[Sun Inn]]
 
** 1565: [[MetroPCS]]
 
** 1565: [[MetroPCS]]
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** 1560: [[Sunny Brook Learning Center]]
 
** 1560: [[Sunny Brook Learning Center]]
 
* [[Court O Ensley]] intersection
 
* [[Court O Ensley]] intersection
** 1557: [[Exxon]] gas station
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** 1557: [[Citgo]] gas station (2018), former location of [[Exxon]] gas station
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** 1553: former location of [[Hester Plumbing & Heating Co.]] (1942)
 
** 1545: [[AutoZone]]
 
** 1545: [[AutoZone]]
 
** 1548: [[J & M Child Development Center]] (1998-)
 
** 1548: [[J & M Child Development Center]] (1998-)
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** 1518: [[Statewide Auto Sales]]
 
** 1518: [[Statewide Auto Sales]]
 
** 1512: [[Warren Tire Co.]]
 
** 1512: [[Warren Tire Co.]]
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** 1506: former location of [[Evelyn Carr]] dance teacher (1942)
 
** 1503: [[Central Meat & Fish Market]]
 
** 1503: [[Central Meat & Fish Market]]
 
* [[Avenue O Ensley]] intersection (north only)
 
* [[Avenue O Ensley]] intersection (north only)

Latest revision as of 11:51, 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