Also known as North Birmingham, Northside is a friendly neighborhood that's conveniently located to the north of downtown Birmingham. Bounded by Interstates 59 and 65, Northside is home to some of the city's most historic properties and cultural institutions. It's in good company: the neighborhood is bordered by welcoming districts like Collegeville and Norwood.
Northside's rich history extends back to the Civil War. Key Civil Rights monuments like the 16th Street Baptist Church are still standing today, and Martin Luther King penned his famous "Letter From Birmingham Jail" just beyond the neighborhood's bounds. Contemporary cultural landmarks include the Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center and the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex. Interestingly, the convention center was once the largest edifice built as a result of an open architectural contest. The Birmingham Public Library maintains a large branch within Northside's borders.
Northside enjoys stunning views of southern Birmingham's foothills as well as extensive frontage along Lassiter Mountain. On warm days, locals flock to Lassiter Mountain Raceway Park to play pickup sports or simply lounge around in the sun. North Birmingham Park and Maclin Park have state-of-the-art playing fields and pavilions as well. Just beyond the neighborhood's borders, Cahaba River National Wildlife Refuge protects hundreds of square miles of virgin forest as well as several sensitive habitats for endangered plants and animals.
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