Downtown Ensley Survey, Nominations, and Publications
Ensley, Alabama


City of Birmingham in association with Main Street Birmingham, Inc.


Historic Preservation Survey, 2 National Register Nominations, 2 Publications

SHP is completed a historic resource survey, National Register nominations for the downtown section of Ensley and for the Belcher-Nixon Building at Tuxedo Junction, as well as a two publications: an architectural guide and a history of Ensley. Once the centerpiece of Birmingham’s iron and steel industry, Ensley’s economic fortunes declined with the closure of its factories in the 1970s. The community is hoping to stimulate revitalization by qualifying local properties to utilize federal rehabilitation tax credits and by promoting the area’s rich history.