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'''Block 60''' is a [[Birmingham]] [[Birmingham city center street grid|city block]] bordered by [[19th Street North|19th]] and [[20th Street South|20th Streets]] and by [[4th Avenue North|4th]] and [[5th Avenue South|5th Avenue]]s North, now the site of the [[Wells Fargo Tower]] and the [[Clark Building]].
 
'''Block 60''' is a [[Birmingham]] [[Birmingham city center street grid|city block]] bordered by [[19th Street North|19th]] and [[20th Street South|20th Streets]] and by [[4th Avenue North|4th]] and [[5th Avenue South|5th Avenue]]s North, now the site of the [[Wells Fargo Tower]] and the [[Clark Building]].
  
The block was considered for the 72-story [[Shepherd Centre]] development, which was proposed in [[1987]] but never materialized.
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In [[1982]] developer [[Raymond Gotlieb]] of [[Metropolitan Properties]] proposed razing the block for a $120 million hotel and office complex. His company entered into a development agreement with the [[City of Birmingham]], but failed to acquire enough property to proceed.
 
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==References==
 
==References==
 
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* Frieden, Kitty (March 21, 1982) "[http://bplonline.cdmhost.com/digital/collection/p16044coll6/id/1019/rec/2 Big day near with Block 60; reputations are on the line]" {{BN}} - via {{BPLDC}}
  
 
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Block 60 is a Birmingham city block bordered by 19th and 20th Streets and by 4th and 5th Avenues North, now the site of the Wells Fargo Tower and the Clark Building.

In 1982 developer Raymond Gotlieb of Metropolitan Properties proposed razing the block for a $120 million hotel and office complex. His company entered into a development agreement with the City of Birmingham, but failed to acquire enough property to proceed.

References