Birmingham in Jefferson County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
4th Avenue District
A partial listing of businesses that was established as early as the 30's through the late 70s include:
1947-1953 Brown Derby Grill Restaurant
1940-1959 Mabry Brothers Men's Clothing Store
1950-1957 Bob's Savoy Cafe Restaurant
1949-1955 Utopia Cleaners
1950-1968 Patton Beauty Shoppe
1937-1967 New Home Hotel
1930-1961 Frolic Theatre / Henry Hury
1947-1958 The Orange Bowl
1937-1964 Quality Department Store
Erected 2002 by Urban Impact, supported by funds awarded by the City of Birmingham.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Civil Rights • Entertainment • Industry & Commerce.
Location. 33° 30.924′ N, 86° 48.696′ W. Marker is in Birmingham, Alabama, in Jefferson County. Marker is at the intersection of 4th Avenue North and 17th Street North, on the right when traveling west on 4th Avenue North. Marker is located in a park on the corner of 4th Avenue and 17th Street North. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Birmingham AL 35203, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fourth Avenue Historic District. (here, next to this marker); Green Acres Café (within shouting distance of this marker); Emory Overton Jackson Brock Drugs Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Eddie James Kendrick (about 300 feet away); Fraternal Hotel Building (about 300 feet away); "Peace Be Still" (about 500 feet away); Kneeling Ministers (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Birmingham.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 2, 2019. It was originally submitted on January 29, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,795 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on January 29, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.