Birmingham in Jefferson County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Fraternal Hotel Building
1925 - 1980 Fraternal Hotel
1925 - 1970 Fraternal Café
1950 - 1966 Monroe Steak House
1985 - 1994 Grand Lodge Knights of Pythians
1928 - 1931 Mabry Brothers Department Store
1952 - 1985 Hill Photo Studio
1950 - 1985 Central Barber Shop
Famous persons such as: Dr. Martin L. King, Jr., Rev. Jesse Jackson, Jackie Robinson, Monroe Kennedy and many others were known to frequent the Fraternal Café. In 1994 this building was destroyed due to fire.
This project is supported by funds awarded by the City of Birmingham Erected by Urban Impact 2002
Erected 2002 by Urban Impact / City of Birmingham.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Arts, Letters, Music • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Industry & Commerce.
Location. 33° 30.896′ N, 86° 48.753′ W. Marker is in Birmingham, AlabamaTouch 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. Emory Overton Jackson (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Arthur D. Shores (about 300 feet away); 4th Avenue District (about 300 feet away); Fourth Avenue Historic District. (about 300 feet away); Green Acres Café (about 400 feet away); Dr. Ruth J. Jackson (about 400 feet away); Carrie A. Tuggle (about 400 feet away); Pauline Bray Fletcher (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Birmingham.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 1, 2019. It was originally submitted on February 14, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,419 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 14, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.