Students and professionals looking to rent an apartment in the Samford University area will enjoy the small town comforts of the Homewood suburb in which the University rests, as well as appreciate the variety of activities that nearby downtown Birmingham has to offer.
Samford University, located just south of Birmingham, is the state's largest privately supported and fully-accredited institution. Apartment renters with an appreciation for college sporting events will likely be thrilled to make use of the Pete Hanna Center - home to the Samford Bulldogs basketball team. If football is more your speed, check out Seibert Stadium, possibly the best known stadium in all of Birmingham.
For some authentic Greek fare after the game, apartment renters will want to check out Nabeel's Cafe & Market on Oxmoor Road in Homewood. If you're looking for something sweeter, Savage's Bakery is the place to get your fix, with a mouth-watering spread of cakes, cookies and brownies, as well as tasty sandwiches and box lunches.
Apartment renters who love to shop should also know about Gus Mayers Mall in Birmingham, a major shopping destination boasting popular fashion, cosmetics and accessories. Those who want to treat their inner bookworm to something special may want to sip some free coffee while checking out The Alabama Booksmith.
For something a little different, apartment renters will want to head to Vulcan Park, a 10-acre lot surrounding a 56 ft statue of Vulcan, the Roman god of fire and the forge. For an interesting view of the city, take the elevator to the Vulcan's observation deck.
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