Status of Historic Preservation Tax Credits for Projects Across Alabama

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PROJECTS APPROVED FOR TAX CREDITS AMOUNT RECEIVED, APPROVED, REQUESTED
1. Redmont Hotel (Birmingham) $2.5 million
2. 951 Government Street Building (Mobile) $1.25 million
3. Fort McClellan Barracks (Anniston) $3,786,961
4. Norton-Cochrane-Fitts Residence (Tuscaloosa) $43,750
5. First National Bank of Tuscaloosa (Tuscaloosa)* $2,451,503
6. Edwards Brothers Furniture Co. Building (Mobile) $125,000
7. Florentine Building (Birmingham)* $1,025,538
8. Pizitz (Birmingham) $5 million
9. Thomas Jefferson Hotel (Birmingham) $5 million
10. Tuscaloosa VA Building (Tuscaloosa)* $1,174,630
11. Davis House (Huntsville) $22,500 granted (additional $11,250 requested)
12. Avondale Fire Station #10 (Birmingham) $75,000
13. Hunter House (Mobile)* $48,933
14. Carson Place (Tuscaloosa) $18,750
15. Empire Building (Birmingham) $5 million
16. First Federal Savings and Loan Building (Birmingham) $1,362,500
17. Empire Parking Garage (Birmingham) $62,200
18. Temerson Building (Tuscaloosa) $233,750
19. Dortch-Hunter Residence (Mobile)* $46,209
20. Age Building (Birmingham) $187,500
21. Drish House (Tuscaloosa) $92,500
22. Anniston Hardware Co. Building (Anniston) $62,500
23. Turner-Todd Motor Co. Building (Mobile) $1 million
24. Mack Truck Garage Building (Birmingham) $281,250
25. Admiral Semmes Hotel (Mobile) $2.55 million
26. Bell Building (Montgomery) $5 million
27. Howell School (Dothan) $1,822,500
28. Freeny Building (Mobile) $75,000
29. C.L. Ruth & Sons Jewelry Co. Building (Montgomery) $187,500
30. Brown-Marx Building (Birmingham) $5 million
31. Shepherd-Sloss Building (Birmingham) $270,688
32. Lyric Theater Building (Birmingham) $2,435,000 granted ($393,750 more requested)
33. Cain Furniture Co. (Birmingham) $1,662,500
34. Old Shell Road School (Mobile) $750,000
35. Russell School (Mobile) $750,000
36. Powell School (Birmingham) $1,282,179
37. Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta (B’ham branch) $5 million
38. Jefferson Davis Apartments (Montgomery) $1,237,500
39. Emanuel-Staples-Pake Building (Mobile) $1,136,159 granted ($113,841 more requested)
40. Decatur Post Office (Decatur) Requested $230,750
41. Stuart-Hostetter House (Montgomery) Requested $27,400
42. Shady Dell (Tuscumbia) Requested $31,250
43. St. Francis Street Methodist Church (Mobile) Requested $375,000
44. Orlando Apartments (Birmingham) Requested $40,000
45. Meyer Bros. Gen. Store-Robertson Banking (Demopolis)* Requested $56,578
46. 1501 Dearing Place (Tuscaloosa) Requested $50,000
* means project completed

Birmingham’s Florentine Building, at the intersection of Richard Arrington Jr. Boulevard and Second Avenue North downtown, was renovated at a cost of about$2.5 million, bringing back to life a structure best-known locally as the building that was never finished. Intended to be one of the city’s first skyscrapers, construction on. it was halted during the Great Depression – at two stories – and it was never completed. Photo by Walt Stricklin

The decorative facades of  downtown Birmingham’s Florentine Building were preserved  when the structure was renovated at a cost of about$2.5 million. Photo by Walt Stricklin

 

 

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