Birmingham, AL


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Birmingham Apartments

$1427-$614

Springs at Trussville Apartments
Beds: Studio-3  •  Baths: 1-2

$1703-$701

Springs at Greystone Apartments
Beds: Studio-3  •  Baths: 1-2

$1300-$790

University Place
Beds: Studio-2
Baths: 1-2

$803-$588

Chapel Park
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-2

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Mayfair Apartments
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-2

$872-$630

Park at Rocky Ridge
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-2

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The Abbey at Wisteria Crest
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-2

$2400-$1250

Moretti Apartments
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-2

$1095-$795

Lakeshore Garden
Beds: 2-3
Baths: 1-2

$1140-$625

Verandas at Rocky Ridge
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-2.5

$1009-$779

Monte D'Oro Apartments
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1.5-2

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Landmark at Magnolia Glen
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-2

$1084-$743

The Abbey at Regents Walk
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-2

$1150-$745

The Abbey at Riverchase
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-2

$1489-$875

The Venue
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-2

$945-$590

Landmark at Deerfield Glen
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-2

$1118-$659

Town Park
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-2

$3577-$1341

Lane Parke Apartments
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-2

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3411 Colonnade Parkway Suite 400, Birmingham
Beds: 2
Baths: 1

$885

$885 One bedroom in Birmingham-2312 Highland Ave South
Beds: 1
Baths: 1
About Birmingham, AL
Birmingham is the largest city in the state of Alabama, with a population of over 200,000. The city was founded after the Civil War in the late 1800s, as a merger between three small Alabama towns. Today, Birmingham is one of the cultural hubs of the south, with a major business presence in industries such as steel and iron. Birmingham has a tremendous protestant influence as well as a large educational system which has helped to further education in other similar southern cities.
Getting Around in Birmingham, AL

Transportation within the city limits is mostly done by private vehicles, on major highways such as Interstate 20, Interstate 65, Interstate 59, Interstate 22, and Interstate 459. The Elton B. Stephens Expressway runs through downtown Birmingham and connects to U.S. Highway 31 and U.S. Highway 280. 3 major railroad stations can be found in Birmingham, many of which service the steel and iron industries, taking them to other southern manufacturing centers throughout the region.

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Religious Influence

<p>The city of Birmingham has a significant religious influence, with Birmingham having the 2nd&Ecirc;highest ratio of practicing Protestant Christians in the entire country. This was certified through a 2010 study performed by the Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. The city also is home to the Roman Catholic Diocese of Birmingham, which has houses almost 30 high schools and elementary schools within the city. Churches and other religious symbols are very visible throughout the city, and Birmingham even has its own Catholic television network, something that most cities don&Otilde;t have.</p>

Cultural Hub

<p>Birmingham has a number of different cultural attractions available, with festivals, museums, and historic attractions all part of the cultural experience. Birmingham is known as the entertainment capital of Alabama, and there are a plethora of art galleries, shops, and restaurants to frequent in your spare time. For example, the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex holds a theater, concert hall, exhibition hall, as well as a sports arena. The Birmingham Museum of Art has some significant pieces from the city's history in the Civil Rights movement.</p>

Education in Birmingham

<p>The education system in Birmingham is one of the best in the entire state, and is served by the Birmingham City Schools system. &Ecirc;The Jefferson County International Baccalaureate School was rated as the best school in the country by Newsweek in 2005. Other local schools have won awards in other publications, including Mountain Brook High School, Homewood High School, Vestavia Hills High School, and the Alabama School of Fine Arts. Private schools in the area which are also have stellar reputations include the Saint Rose Academy, Indian Springs School, and The Altamont School.</p>