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

Glen Iris Park

 
 
Glen Iris Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, February 13, 2010
1. Glen Iris Park Marker
Inscription. Founded in 1898 by Robert Jemison, this 30-acre historic district is a private residential park containing an almost intact collection of some of Birmingham's finest 20th century houses. It was the first professionally landscaped residential community in the city and the first where residents adhered to strictly self-imposed rules and covenants. National Register of Historic Places 8-30-1984.
 
Erected 1985 by Alabama Historical Commission.
 
Location. 33° 29.464′ N, 86° 48.694′ W. Marker is in Birmingham, Alabama, in Jefferson County. Marker is at the intersection of 16th Avenue South and Glen Iris Park, on the right when traveling east on 16th Avenue South. Touch 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. Birmingham District Minerals (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Works Progress Administration (approx. 0.9 miles away); Building The Park (approx. 0.9 miles away); South (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Lone Pine Mine (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Cascade (approx. 0.9 miles away); Industry (approx. 0.9 miles away); Vulcan Statue (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Birmingham.
 
Also see . . .
Glen Iris Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, February 13, 2010
2. Glen Iris Park Marker
 Photo of W. P. G Harding Residence in Glen Iris Park circa 1900. From the Birmingham Public Library Digital Collections. (Submitted on February 14, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama.) 
 
Categories. 20th CenturyNotable BuildingsNotable PersonsNotable Places
 
Jemison House Built 1902 image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, February 13, 2010
3. Jemison House Built 1902
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 14, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,767 times since then and 62 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 14, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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