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Anderson Place Historic District
(added 1986 - Jefferson County - #86001981)
Also known as See Also:Anderson Place Historic District (Boundary Increase
Roughly bounded by Fourteenth Ave. S, Eighteenth St. S, Sixteen Ave. S, and Fifteenth St. S , Birmingham
(230 acres, 89 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Et al., Whilldin,D.O.
Architectural Style: Queen Anne, Tudor Revival, Bungalow/Craftsman
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Anderson Place Historic District (Boundary Increase)
(added 1991 - Jefferson County - #91000592)
Also known as See Also:Anderson Place Historic District
Roughly, 16th Ave. S. from 15th St. to a line S from 18th St. , Birmingham
(140 acres, 35 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival, Bungalow/Craftsman, Tudor Revival
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Arlington Park
(added 1995 - Jefferson County - #95000097)
Also known as Arlington-West End Historic District
800--840 First St. W., 815--909 Second St. W. and 100--269 Munger Ave. , Birmingham
(9 acres, 68 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Miller, Martin & Lewis, Lehigh Portland Cement Co.
Architectural Style: Bungalow/Craftsman, Mission/Spanish Revival, Tudor Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Automotive Historic District
(added 1991 - Jefferson County - #91000661)
Roughly bounded by First Ave. N., 24th St. S., Fifth Ave. S. and 20th St. S. , Birmingham
(420 acres, 119 buildings, 4 structures)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Late 19th And Early 20th Century American Movements, Italianate, Modern Movement
Area of Significance: Commerce, Transportation, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Business, Road-Related
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Transportation
Current Sub-function: Business, Road-Related

Avondale Park Historic District
(added 1998 - Jefferson County - #98000106)
Roughly bounded by 47th st., 7th Ave., 8th Court, 34th St.,, and AL 4 , Birmingham
(2000 acres, 425 buildings, 2 structures)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Burnhum & Greer
Architectural Style: Tudor Revival, Colonial Revival, Queen Anne
Area of Significance: Entertainment/Recreation, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Business, Multiple Dwelling, Outdoor Recreation, School, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Business, Multiple Dwelling, Outdoor Recreation, School, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store

Belview Heights Historic District
(added 2000 - Jefferson County - #00000713)
Roughly along 41st., 42st., 43rd., 44th, and 45th Sts., and M and Martin Aves. , Birmingham
(1500 acres, 355 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Turner, George
Architectural Style: Bungalow/Craftsman, Tudor Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Domestic, Government, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Fire Station, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Government, Religion
Current Sub-function: Fire Station, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling

Birmingham Civil Rights Historic District
(added 2006 - Jefferson County - #06000940)
Roughly bounded 9th Ave., Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd., 1st Ave. and 14th St. , Birmingham
(360 acres, 20 buildings, 1 object)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Black, Social History
Period of Significance: 1950-1974
Owner: Private , Federal , Local
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Education, Funerary, Recreation And Culture, Religion, Social
Historic Sub-function: Business, Library, Meeting Hall, Monument/Marker, Mortuary, Professional, Religious Structure
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Education, Funerary, Recreation And Culture, Religion, Social
Current Sub-function: Business, Meeting Hall, Monument/Marker, Mortuary, Professional, Religious Structure, Research Facility

Birmingham--Southern College
(added 1999 - Jefferson County - #99000466)
Also known as Old Campus
Arkadelphia Rd. bet. 8th Ave. W and I-20/59 , Birmingham
(190 acres, 5 buildings, 2 structures)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Whildin, D.O., Miller & Martin
Architectural Style: Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals
Area of Significance: Education, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Education
Historic Sub-function: College
Current Function: Education
Current Sub-function: College

Cahaba Homestead Village Historic District
(added 2002 - Jefferson County - #02001070)
Also known as The Project
Roughly along Lake St., Rockbridge Ave., Meadow Ln., Magnolia St., and Magnolia Court. , Trussville
(2080 acres, 265 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Greer, D.H., Kessler, W.H.
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival, Classical Revival
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Education, Community Planning And Development, Social History
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Department Store, Outdoor Recreation, School, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Department Store, Outdoor Recreation, School, Single Dwelling

Cahaba Homestead Village Historic District
(added 2006 - Jefferson County - #06000187)
Also known as Cahaba Project
Approx. bet I-59 and AL 11 , Trussville
(2080 acres, 265 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Greer, D.H., Kessler, W.H.
Architectural Style: Other, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Politics/Government, Social History, Education
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Department Store, Multiple Dwelling, Outdoor Recreation, School, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Department Store, Multiple Dwelling, Outdoor Recreation, School, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Center Street Historic District
(added 2007 - Jefferson County - #07001027)
Also known as Dynamite Hill
940-1145 Center St.;2-9th Ct. W; 4-10th Ave. N; 2-4 10th Ct. N; 16-24 11th Ave. N; 1-2 11th Ct. N. , Birmingham
(85 acres, 27 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Black
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Church Related Residence, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Religion
Current Sub-function: Church Related Residence, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling

Chestnut Hill Historic District
(added 1987 - Jefferson County - #87000940)
Roughly bounded by Highland Ave. and Thirty-first St. , Birmingham
(340 acres, 146 buildings, 3 structures)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Et al., Welton,William Leslie
Architectural Style: Bungalow/Craftsman, Colonial Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Continental Gin Company
(added 1980 - Jefferson County - #80000691)
4500 5th Ave., S. , Birmingham
(170 acres, 9 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Ferguson,H.K. & Co.
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Agriculture, Architecture, Engineering, Industry
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility
Current Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction

Country Club Historic District
(added 2003 - Jefferson County - #03001133)
Roughly bounded by Highland Ave, 33rd St., 34th St., Pawnee Ave., and 29th St. , Birmingham
(4460 acres, 88 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Warren, Knight & Davis, et.al.
Architectural Style: Bungalow/Craftsman, Tudor Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling

Cullom Street--Twelfth Street South Historic District
(added 1986 - Jefferson County - #86001890)
Roughly bounded by Eleventh Ave., Twelfth St. S, Cullom St., and Thirteenth St. S , Birmingham
(110 acres, 49 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Bungalow/Craftsman, Colonial Revival, Queen Anne
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling

Downtown Bessemer Historic District
(added 1992 - Jefferson County - #92000852)
Also known as See Also:Southern Railway Terminal Station
Roughly bounded by 21st St. N., Carolina Ave., 19th St. N., 5th Ave. N. and the Southern RR tracks , Bessemer
(260 acres, 70 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other, Classical Revival, Modern Movement
Area of Significance: Commerce, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Government, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: City Hall, Courthouse, Rail-Related
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Government
Current Sub-function: City Hall, Courthouse

Downtown Bessemer Historic District (Boundary Increase)
(added 2002 - Jefferson County - #02000480)
Roughly along 19th St., 4th Ave., and Carolina Ave. , Bessemer
(50 acres, 19 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architectural Style: Early Commercial
Area of Significance: Commerce, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Function: Commerce/Trade

Downtown Birmingham Historic District
(added 1982 - Jefferson County - #82002039)
Also known as See Also:Downtown Birmingham Historic District (Boundary Inc
Roughly bounded by 3rd Ave., 24th St., 1rst Ave., and 20th St. , Birmingham
(84 acres, 85 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Weston,William C.
Architectural Style: Late Victorian, Beaux Arts, Art Deco
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Department Store, Financial Institution, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Business, Financial Institution, Specialty Store

Downtown Birmingham Historic District (Boundary Increase II)
(added 1998 - Jefferson County - #98000105)
Roughly along 23rd St. and 3rd Ave., bounded by 5th Ave., 22nd St., and 2nd Ave. , Birmingham
(130 acres, 11 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Stevens, H.L., Warren, Knight & Davis
Architectural Style: Classical Revival, Chicago, Colonial Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Business, Hotel, Professional, Specialty Store, Theater
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Business, Hotel, Professional, Specialty Store

Downtown Birmingham Historic District (Boundary Increase)
(added 1985 - Jefferson County - #85000305)
Also known as See Also:Downtown Birmingham Historic District
312--322 21rst St. N and 1923 3rd. Ave. , Birmingham
(3 acres, 2 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Walker,William A.
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Business, Theater
Current Function: Commerce/Trade

Downtown Birmingham Retail and Theatre Historic District
(added 1989 - Jefferson County - #89000315)
Also known as See Also:79000386;81000126;85000918;85002718;83002971
Roughly bounded by 3rd Ave. North, 20th St. North, Morris Ave., and 17th St. North , Birmingham
(390 acres, 57 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Chicago, Moderne, Early Commercial
Area of Significance: Commerce, Architecture, Entertainment/Recreation
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Business, Department Store, Specialty Store, Theater
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Business, Specialty Store, Theater

Downtown Birmingham Retail and Theatre Historic District (Boundary Increase)
(added 1998 - Jefferson County - #98000709)
Also known as See Also: Downtown Birmingham Retail and Theatre historic Di
1914, 1917, 1919, 1930 4th Ave.,N. , Birmingham
(15 acres, 4 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Work In Progress
Current Sub-function: Specialty Store

Downtown Ensley Historic District
(added 2009 - Jefferson County - #09000604)
17th-21st Sts. Ensley & Avenues C-H , Birmingham
(644 acres, 108 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Commerce
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Funerary, Recreation And Culture, Religion, Social
Historic Sub-function: Business, Financial Institution, Meeting Hall, Mortuary, Religious Structure, Specialty Store, Theater
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Funerary, Religion
Current Sub-function: Business, Department Store, Financial Institution, Mortuary, Religious Structure, Specialty Store

Five Points South Historic District
(added 1983 - Jefferson County - #83002973)
Also known as See Also:86001984;91000593
Roughly bounded by 10th and 15th Aves., 19th and 21st Sts. , Birmingham
(330 acres, 54 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Mixed (More Than 2 Styles From Different Periods)
Area of Significance: Commerce, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Business, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Religion
Current Sub-function: Business, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling

Five Points South Historic District (Boundary Increase II)
(added 1991 - Jefferson County - #91000593)
Also known as See Also:Five Points South Historic District;Five Points Sou
Roughly bounded by 15th Ave. S., 20th St. S., 16th Ave. S. and 18th St. , Birmingham
(110 acres, 42 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Queen Anne, Tudor Revival, Colonial Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling

Five Points South Historic District (Boundary Increase)
(added 1986 - Jefferson County - #86001984)
Also known as See Also:Five Points South Historic District;Five Points Sou
Roughly bounded by Twelfth Ave., Nineteenth St., Thirteenth Ave., and Seventeenth St. , Birmingham
(120 acres, 14 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Et al., Walter,T.U.
Architectural Style: Tudor Revival, Colonial Revival, Bungalow/Craftsman
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Forest Park
(added 1980 - Jefferson County - #80000693)
Roughly bounded by Highland Golf Course, 38th St. and Cherry Sts., Clairmont and Linwood Rds., and Overlook Ave. , Birmingham
(2300 acres)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Jemsion,Robert
Architectural Style: Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Bungalow/Craftsman
Area of Significance: Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Fourth Avenue Historic District
(added 1982 - Jefferson County - #82002041)
Also known as See Also:Alabama Penny Savings Bank;80004471
1600--1800 blks of 4th Ave. N and part of the 300 blks of 17th and 18th Sts. N , Birmingham
(42 acres, 17 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Woods,Walter T., Persley,Taylor E.
Architectural Style: Other, Art Deco
Area of Significance: Commerce, Black, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Recreation And Culture, Social
Historic Sub-function: Business, Clubhouse, Financial Institution, Professional, Specialty Store, Theater
Current Function: Commerce/Trade

Glen Iris Park Historic District
(added 1984 - Jefferson County - #84000628)
1-20 Glen Iris Park , Birmingham
(350 acres, 14 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Hanover Place Historic District
(added 2003 - Jefferson County - #03001132)
Roughly bounded by, Highland Ave., Hanover Cir., and US 31 , Birmingham
(600 acres, 46 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Warren, William, et.al.
Architectural Style: Tudor Revival, Bungalow/Craftsman
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Domestic, Landscape, Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Park, Single Dwelling, Theater
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Landscape, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Business, Multiple Dwelling, Park, Single Dwelling, Theater

Heaviest Corner on Earth
(added 1985 - Jefferson County - #85001502)
Also known as See Also:Empire Building;First National-John A. Hand Buildin
1st Ave., N and 20th St., N , Birmingham
(9 acres, 1 building)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Weston,Willaim C.
Architectural Style: Other, Chicago
Area of Significance: Industry, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Business
Current Function: Commerce/Trade

Highland Avenue Historic District
(added 1977 - Jefferson County - #77000206)
Also known as See Also:Enslen House
2000 block thru 3200 block 11th Court S. , Birmingham
(1140 acres, 11 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Reamer,Dan
Architectural Style: Mid 19th Century Revival, Bungalow/Craftsman
Historic Person: Enslen,Eugene
Significant Year: 1910
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling

Hollywood Historic District
(added 2002 - Jefferson County - #02000482)
Roughly bounded by Al 31, AL 280 and Lakeshore Dr. , Homewood
(8150 acres, 412 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: multiple
Architectural Style: Tudor Revival, Mission/Spanish Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Education, Funerary, Government, Social
Historic Sub-function: Cemetery, City Hall, Meeting Hall, School, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Education, Funerary, Social
Current Sub-function: Cemetery, Meeting Hall, School, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Howard College Estates Historic District
(added 1999 - Jefferson County - #99000467)
Roughly along 77th Way, 77th Place, Vanderbilt St., 8th Court, 8th, Rugby, and Belmont Aves. , Birmingham
(380 acres, 59 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Turner, George
Architectural Style: Mission/Spanish Revival, Tudor Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Lakewood Historic District
(added 2000 - Jefferson County - #00000710)
Roughly bounded by Lee Ave., 82nd St., Spring St., and 80th St. , Birmingham
(400 acres, 53 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Turner, George
Architectural Style: Mission/Spanish Revival, Tudor Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Leeds Downtown Historic District
(added 1995 - Jefferson County - #94001546)
Also known as See Also:Southern Railroad Depot
Roughly bounded by Ninth St. NE., Thornton and Railroad Aves. and Parkway Dr. SE. , Leeds
(100 acres, 22 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Commerce, Transportation
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Government, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: City Hall, Rail-Related, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government
Current Sub-function: City Hall, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store

Miles Memorial College Historic District
(added 1994 - Jefferson County - #93001031)
Also known as Miles College Historic District
5501 Myron Massey Blvd. , Fairfield
(360 acres, 4 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Black, Education
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Education
Historic Sub-function: School
Current Function: Education
Current Sub-function: School

Milner Heights Historic District
(added 2003 - Jefferson County - #03001130)
Roughly bounded by 28th St., Highland Ave., 27th Ave., Arlington Ave., and 23rd St. , Birmingham
(1600 acres, 84 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Warren, William, et.al.
Architectural Style: Tudor Revival, Bungalow/Craftsman
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Religion
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling

Morris Avenue Historic District
(added 1973 - Jefferson County - #73000349)
2000--2400 blocks of Morris Ave. , Birmingham
(120 acres, 38 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other, Classical Revival
Area of Significance: Commerce, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Business, Warehouse
Current Function: Commerce/Trade

Morris Avenue-First Avenue North Historic District
(added 1986 - Jefferson County - #86000009)
2000--2400 blks. of Morris Ave. and 2100--2500 blks. of First Ave. N. , Birmingham
(90 acres, 64 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Miller & Martin, Weston,William C.
Architectural Style: Italianate, Art Deco, Beaux Arts
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Business, Restaurant, Warehouse
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Business, Restaurant, Warehouse

Norwood Boulevard Historic District
(added 2001 - Jefferson County - #01001166)
2800--3624 Norwood Blvd. , Birmingham
(1300 acres, 131 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival, Classical Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Domestic, Education, Landscape, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Park, Rail-Related, School, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Education, Landscape
Current Sub-function: Park, School, Single Dwelling

Phelan Park Historic District
(added 1989 - Jefferson County - #88003241)
Also known as Phelan Park
Roughly bounded by 13th Ave. S., 14th St. S., 16th Ave. S., and 13th Pl. S. , Birmingham
(350 acres, 122 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Other, Bungalow/Craftsman
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling

Pratt City Carline Historic District
(added 1989 - Jefferson County - #89000118)
Also known as Carline District
Ave. U from Ave. A to Carline and Carline from Ave. W to 6th St. , Birmingham
(800 acres, 61 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Late 19th And Early 20th Century American Movements, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals
Area of Significance: Engineering, Commerce, Transportation, European, Community Planning And Development, Black, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Business, Rail-Related, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Business, Single Dwelling

Red Mountain Suburbs Historic District
(added 1985 - Jefferson County - #85002719)
Also known as Redmont Park;Altamont;Milner Heights;Valley View
Roughly bounded by Crest and Argyle and Altamont, Country Club, Salisbury, and Lanark Rds. , Birmingham (also in Mountain Brook)
(3330 acres, 392 buildings, 3 structures)
Historic Significance: Person, Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Other, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Renaissance
Historic Person: Jemison,Robert,Jr.,et al.
Significant Year: 1911, 1914, 1925
Area of Significance: Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Commerce, Community Planning And Development, Industry
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: State , Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Redmont Garden Apartments
(added 1993 - Jefferson County - #93000761)
2829 Thornhill Rd. , Mountain Brook
(80 acres, 4 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: B.L. Jackson Co., Snow, Raymond C.
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling

Rhodes Park
(added 1982 - Jefferson County - #82002043)
Also known as See Also:Enslen House;Highland Avenue Historic District
Roughly bounded by S. 10th, S. 13th and Highland Aves. S. 28th and S. 30th Sts. , Birmingham
(880 acres, 157 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Bungalow/Craftsman, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development, Social History
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling

Roebuck Springs Historic District
(added 1999 - Jefferson County - #99000149)
Roughly off of Blountsville Cty Rd. , Birmingham
(1350 acres, 84 buildings, 4 structures)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: East Lake Land Company
Architectural Style: Tudor Revival, Colonial Revival
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Architecture, Landscape Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Funerary, Landscape, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Cemetery, Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Funerary, Landscape, Religion
Current Sub-function: Cemetery, Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling

Rosedale Historic District
(added 2004 - Jefferson County - #04000236)
Roughly bounded by 25th Court S, Central Ave., 27th Court S., Loveless/BM Montgomery St. , Homewood
(2500 acres, 143 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Morris, Eugene
Architectural Style: Late Gothic Revival, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Black, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Hotel, Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store
Current Function: Domestic, Religion
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Rosedale Park Historic District
(added 2004 - Jefferson County - #04000235)
Roughly bounded by Woodcrest Place, 26th Ave. S, 18th St. S, and 25th Ct. S , Homewood
(250 acres, 35 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architectural Style: Romanesque
Area of Significance: Architecture, Black
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Domestic, Education, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, School, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Water Works
Current Function: Domestic, Religion
Current Sub-function: Ceremonial Site, Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling

Sloss Blast Furnace Site
(added 1972 - Jefferson County - #72000162)
Also known as Sloss Blast Furnaces
1st Ave. at 32nd St. , Birmingham
(165 acres, 4 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Et al., Sloss,James W.
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Engineering, Industry
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Slossfield Community Center
(added 2008 - Jefferson County - #08000457)
1901 25th Ct. N. , Birmingham
(20 acres, 4 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Van Keuren, E.B.
Architectural Style: Art Deco
Area of Significance: Architecture, Black, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Education, Health Care, Recreation And Culture, Social
Historic Sub-function: Auditorium, Civic, Hospital, School, Sport Facility
Current Function: Work In Progress

Smith, Joseph Riley, Historic District
(added 1985 - Jefferson County - #85002898)
Also known as College Hills
300--400 blks. of Tenth Ave., 100--400 blks. of Ninth Ct., 944 Fourth St. W, and 948 Third St. W , Birmingham
(350 acres, 47 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Joy,S. Scott, Martin,Hugh
Architectural Style: Bungalow/Craftsman, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Smithfield Historic District
(added 1985 - Jefferson County - #85002899)
Also known as Smithfield
Roughly bounded by Eighth Ave. N, Sixth St. N, Fourth Terr. N, and First St. N , Birmingham
(900 acres, 194 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Rayfield,W.A., Windham,T.C.
Architectural Style: Other, Bungalow/Craftsman, Gothic
Area of Significance: Black, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Smithfield Historic District (Boundary Increase)
(added 1998 - Jefferson County - #98001022)
Roughly along 4th Court and Center St. , Birmingham
(300 acres, 147 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Rayfield, WIlliam
Architectural Style: Other, Bungalow/Craftsman
Area of Significance: Black, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Religion, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store

South East Lake Historic District
(added 1997 - Jefferson County - #97000652)
Roughly Bounded by 78th, and 8th Sts., and Division, First, Second, and Fifth Aves. , Birmingham
(1800 acres, 343 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Turner, George
Architectural Style: Mission/Spanish Revival, Bungalow/Craftsman, Queen Anne
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Business, Department Store, Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Religion
Current Sub-function: Business, Department Store, Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store

South Highlands of East Lake Historic District
(added 2003 - Jefferson County - #03001136)
Roughly bounded by 8th Ave., 85th St., 5th Ave., and 78th St. , Birmingham
(17950 acres, 786 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Bungalow/Craftsman, Tudor Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store

Southside Historic District
(added 2005 - Jefferson County - #05000647)
2800 University Blvd., parts of 4th -7th Ave. S and 22nd-32nd St. S , Birmingham
(1000 acres, 90 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Miller, Martin & Lewis, et al., McCauley, Charles H.,
Architectural Style: Queen Anne, Gothic
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce, Social History
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Health Care, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Medical Business/Office, Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, School, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store, Warehouse
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Religion
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, School, Specialty Store, Warehouse

Tarrant City Downtown Historic District
(added 2010 - Jefferson County - #09000105)
Parts of E. Lake Blvd., Ford Ave., Jackson Blvd., Pinson St., Wharton Ave. , Tarrant
(500 acres, 42 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architectural Style: Mission/Spanish Revival, Classical Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Commerce/Trade, Commerce/Trade, Education, Government, Social
Historic Sub-function: Financial Institution, Library, Meeting Hall, Post Office, Restaurant, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Commerce/Trade, Commerce/Trade, Commerce/Trade, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function: Business, Professional, Restaurant, Specialty Store

Thomas By--Product Coke Works Historic District
(added 1995 - Jefferson County - #95001060)
Also known as Republic Steel Corporation's Thomas Works
Roughly bounded by RR Tracks and the sand and gravel quarry , Birmingham
(350 acres, 16 buildings, 12 structures)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Area of Significance: Industry, Engineering
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Thomas Historic District
(added 1989 - Jefferson County - #89000119)
Roughly area between 1st and 8th Sts., N of Village Creek and W of St. Louis and San Francisco Railroad tracks , Birmingham
(1000 acres, 174 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Keiser,Bernard
Architectural Style: Other, Bungalow/Craftsman, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Industry
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Woodlawn Comercial Historic District
(added 1991 - Jefferson County - #90002179)
Also known as See Also:Woodlawn City Hall
Area around jct. of 1st Ave. N. and 55th Pl. , Birmingham
(60 acres, 12 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other, Gothic Revival, Beaux Arts
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Government, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Church School, City Hall, Professional, Religious Structure, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Religion
Current Sub-function: Church School, Religious Structure, Specialty Store

Woodlawn Highlands Historic District
(added 2006 - Jefferson County - #06000438)
Also known as Crestwood North Historic District
Bounded by 5th Ave. S, Crestwood Blvd., and 56th and 61st Sts. S. , Birmingham
(4070 acres, 851 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Whilldin, D.O., Burnham, Brooks B.
Architectural Style: Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Religion, Social, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Civic, Energy Facility, Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, Road-Related, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Religion, Social, Transportation
Current Sub-function: Civic, Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, Road-Related, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store

Woodlawn Historic District
(added 2003 - Jefferson County - #03001129)
Roughly bounded by 1st Ave. N, 47th St. N, 61st St.N, and I-20/59 , Birmingham
(2410 acres, 608 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Queen Anne
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Funerary, Government, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Cemetery, City Hall, Energy Facility, Religious Structure, School, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Government, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Religion, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function: Energy Facility, Fire Station, Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, School, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store




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