Historic Markers Across Alabama



Fourth Avenue Historic District



Marker ID: AHC 
Location: at the intersection of 4th Avenue North and 17th Street North, Birmingham, Ala
County: Jefferson
Coordinates: N 33° 30.924    W 086° 48.696
  33.5154    -86.8116
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None
 



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Prior to 1900 a “black business district” did not exist in Birmingham. In a pattern characteristic of Southern cities found during Reconstruction, black businesses developed alongside those of whites in many sections of the downtown area. After th







End of Fourth Avenue Historic District