Comeback Town: Two major projects among the largest in Birmingham history

Reposted from by guest columnist Robert Simon.


With Southtown, the Housing Authority of the Birmingham District decided the 80-year-old public housing community had outlived its best years and would best be replaced with a mixed-use development. The Housing Authority selected Southside Development Company, a group made up of partners, including Welden-Field, The Benoit Group and Corporate Realty, to bring something new to the site. Read full article at


By David Sher, Comeback Town