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Tuesday, September 16, 2014

2006 Master Plan for Downtown Birmingham Written in 1996.

To read the 200 page plan Click here

Found this while trolling on the the internet while looking for Planning Board agendas. 

After clicking on the above link you can scroll down through the 192 pages. As documents go this one is a crude copy on an old pdf file. Photographs are dark to the point of non recognition and tables were copied vertically rather than horizontally. The only way to get around that (aside from turning your computer sideways) is to print the tables of interest.

 Still the 2016 Downtown Master Plan is a current topic of conversation and one supposes that more than a few Birmingham residents have not laid eyes on the document provided below. One of the authors of the Plan, Andres Duany  was in town in a May and gave a presentation at the Baldwin Library. The Video of the presntation is  provided here two posts, back in our catch up of summer Baldwin Library Board meetings. 

Birmingham Planning Board Binge Watching. Meetings of 9/10, 8/27, 7/23, and 7/9.

Planning Board - Sep 10th, 2014
Length 1 hour and 11 minutes

Planning Board - Aug 27th, 2014
Length 2 hours and 57 minutes

Planning Board - Jul 23rd, 2014
Length 51 minutes

Planning Board - Jul 23rd, 2014
Length 1 hour 47 minutes

Length 2 hours and 25 minutes

Birmingham City Commission Meetings Updates 9/8, 8/25, 8/11, 7/28, and 7/14 (Bastille Day).

To see the video in its entirety click on  the  date..

City Commission - Sep 8th, 2014


Length: 1 hour and 34 minutes'

City Commission - Aug 25th, 2014

Length: 1 hour and four minutes.

City Commission - Aug 11th, 2014

Length : 1 hour and 25 minutes.

City Commission - Jul 28th, 2014

Length: 1 hrs and 23 minutes.

City Commission - Jul 14th, 2014

Length 2 hours and thirty minutes