Home of AU’s First Architecture Dean is Restored

January 20, 2020

North College Street Historic District in downtown Auburn is a trove of architecturally and historically significant buildings that date from 1848 to 1937. Of note is a Dutch Colonial Revival-style house designed in 1927 by Frederick Child Biggin, the... Read more

Master Plan Created for Birmingham’s Parkside

January 20, 2020

Birmingham planners and developers have long understood that parks improve the quality of inner-city life. As a result, the city has transformed swaths of derelict and underused land into vibrant urban parks and among the latest is the Parkside... Read more

New Spencer Cancer Center at East Alabama Medical Center

January 20, 2020

Quality design affects quality of health, particularly for patients battling cancer. Architect Doug McCurry of TRO Jung|Brannen in Birmingham considered the role a building plays in the health of its inhabitants when he designed the new 60,000-square-foot Spencer Cancer... Read more

New Florence Middle School Opens

October 23, 2019

This is not your father’s middle school or yours for that matter, to co-opt the 1989 Oldsmobile commercial. The new Florence Middle School has been mistaken for a university, as some find it inconceivable that seventh graders show up... Read more

Lincoln Theatre in Bessemer Being Restored

August 16, 2019

André Holland has gained considerable success as an actor, including a significant role in Moonlight, the 2017 Academy Award for Best Picture. But the Bessemer native might best be known in his hometown for saving historic buildings. He purchased... Read more