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BIRMINGHAM 0w3z y00!!!

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Look at this history:

Morris Avenue at the extreme south end of Downtown in the "Loft District." It is still paved with the original cobblestones:

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Woodward Bldg. and Empire Bldg. on 20th Street:

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The elaborate crown of the Empire Bldg.:

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John Hand Bldg.:

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Another:

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Historic buildings on 3rd Avenue North:

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Corner of 20th Street and 3rd Avenue North

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Cathedral Church of the Advent:

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The narrowest building in Birmingham--Pete's Famous Hot Dogs on 2nd Avenue North:

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Brown-Marx Tower and John Hand Bldg.:

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20th Street at 2nd Avenue North:

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More coming soon!

Photos courtesy Randy Sandford :)

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Great shots of some really nice old buildings. What was Birmingham's early souce of wealth?

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Birmingham was once one of the richest cities in the nation due to the enormous steel and banking industry in the city.

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Great Pics!! Birmingham has some awesome historic buildings :).

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