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Birmingham Department Store Now Luxury Apartments

May 31, 2020

For decades in downtown Birmingham, forward-thinking property owners and designers have found new uses for abandoned buildings. Among the latest is New Ideal Lofts, a luxury condominium building at Second Avenue North and 18th Street North in the Theatre... Read more

DesignPlace Video Debuts

April 30, 2020

Video is a proven way to get a message across, to capture and hold the viewers’ attention. This makes video an ideal complement to DesignPlace, the DesignAlabama program that partners Alabama communities with a design team whose goal is... Read more

New Welcome Center at Children’s Harbor

April 30, 2020

The Welcome Center is the newest addition to the Children’s Harbor campus along Lake Martin near Alexander City. Designed by ArchitectureWorks, the new center introduces visitors to a place where children with serious illnesses and their families can enjoy... Read more

Business Finds New Home in Birmingham Warehouse

March 31, 2020

Old warehouses often get reused after defunct industries leave them sitting empty. Such transformations have happened for decades in downtown Birmingham. Among the latest is a former service garage warehouse redesigned for Cayenne Creative, a creative branding agency that... Read more

Warehouse Transformed into the 2700 Building

February 27, 2020

Repurposing existing buildings is the ultimate in sustainable architecture and adaptive reuse projects abound in Alabama. Born out of this concept is flex space, a term used to describe light industrial warehouses that “flex” into larger or smaller air-conditioned... Read more

DesignPlace Selma Plan Unveiled

February 27, 2020

Selma is embarking on a plan to honor its past and embrace its future with the help of DesignPlace. This DesignAlabama program partners Alabama communities with a design team whose goal is to help the community enhance its assets.... Read more