Birmingham AL Senior Living
Birmingham, nicknamed “The Magic City,” is the largest city in Alabama. Founded in 1871, Birmingham soon became a hub for industry including railroads, coal, steel and iron. A main attraction in this city is the cast iron statue of Vulcan working at his forge. Made for the 1904 St. Louis Expo, it highlights the industry that sustained this area and America as a whole.
Birmingham is also known as a significant site for many Civil Rights activities.
You’ll find a vibrant cultural life here with the Birmingham Ballet, Opera Birmingham and the Alabama Symphony Orchestra. Visit one of the many museums including the Birmingham Museum of Art, the Civil Rights Institute, the Southern Museum of Flight and the Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame. The Highland Park neighborhood in Birmingham was named in 2011 as one of America’s Great Places by the American Planning Association.
Don’t miss seeing the Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Aldridge Botanical Gardens and the Birmingham Zoo for more recreational fun. Or enjoy some of the many sporting events offered here including football, soccer, baseball, golf, ice hockey, recreational fishing and motor racing. And you won’t go hungry in this town. Birmingham is known for the French and Cajun melded cuisine, deep pit barbeque and, of course, peach cobbler.
Stop into Rocky Ridge, our Holiday Retirement community, and find out from our residents what a vibrant, interesting city Birmingham is.
Senior Living Communities near Birmingham, AL