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Birmingham in Jefferson County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Redmont Park Historic District

 
 
Redmont Park Historic District Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, March 12, 2011
1. Redmont Park Historic District Marker
Inscription. Extending across the crest of Red Mountain, is the state’s second oldest garden-landscaped residential area. Developed from 1911 to 1935 by Robert Jemison, Jr., Hill Ferguson, and Henry Key Milner using landscape architects C. W. Leavitt of New York City, George H. Miller of Boston, Birmingham landscape architect William H. Kessler and engineer John Glander, the area contains Alabama’s finest collection of residential architecture of that era and includes the state’s best examples of the domestic use of Tudor, Spanish Revival, Classical Revival, English Cottage, Dutch Revival, Chateauesque, and Renaissance Revival.

National Register of Historic Places
 
Erected by United States Department of the Interior.
 
Location. 33° 29.902′ N, 86° 46.939′ W. Marker is in Birmingham, Alabama, in Jefferson County. Marker is at the intersection of Arlington Avenue and Aberdeen Road, on the right when traveling south on Arlington Avenue. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Birmingham AL 35205, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Tuberculosis Sanatorium (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Little Theater Clark Memorial Theatre Virginia Samford Theatre

Redmont Park Historic District Marker (North View) image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, March 12, 2011
2. Redmont Park Historic District Marker (North View)
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Jordan Home (approx. half a mile away); Donnelly House (approx. half a mile away); The Coe House (approx. 0.6 miles away); A.B. Loveman House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Lane Park (approx. 0.7 miles away); Independent Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Birmingham.
 
Categories. Notable Places
 
Redmont Park Historic District Marker (South View) image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, March 12, 2011
3. Redmont Park Historic District Marker (South View)
Below view of the Crest of Red Mountain image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, March 2, 2009
4. Below view of the Crest of Red Mountain
Redmont Park Historic District (Crest Road) image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, March 12, 2011
5. Redmont Park Historic District (Crest Road)
The view from Crest Road, Downtown Birmingham image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, March 12, 2011
6. The view from Crest Road, Downtown Birmingham
Example of some of the homes in Redmont Park Historic District. image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, March 12, 2011
7. Example of some of the homes in Redmont Park Historic District.
Example of some of the homes in Redmont Park Historic District. image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, March 12, 2011
8. Example of some of the homes in Redmont Park Historic District.
Example of some of the homes in Redmont Park Historic District. image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, March 12, 2011
9. Example of some of the homes in Redmont Park Historic District.
Sloss Furnaces veiwed from Crest Road image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, March 12, 2011
10. Sloss Furnaces veiwed from Crest Road
Many of the homes atop Red Mountain where built by Birmingham's early iron and steel industries leaders. They built on the mountain to be above the smoke and pollution that their own mills where producing down in the valley.
 
 
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