About Birmingham, Alabama
Birmingham, a thriving city in the South, is not the capital of its homeland Alabama. Still, the rest of the states urban areas look up to this city for it is the largest among them all. Named after the Birmingham borough in England, both cities were once in history the sole sources of steel in their corresponding nations. All the way to the south of the city, Red Mountain holds the broadcasting towers of the different radios and televisions throughout the area. Nearby, the first class suburbs which are the Hoover, Vestavia Hills, Homewood, and Mountain Brooks are all situated. This metropolitan area is located right at the center of the Tornado Alley, thus its visited frequently by tornadoes, which is also the situation in most areas in Central Alabama. All types of cool escapades are offered by this city. From the evocative views of the Great Smoky Mountains to the fine area courses of golfing, incomparable experience of fun is guaranteed. Animal lovers would be amused in the Birmingham Zoo and Do Dah Day, book fanatics would fit in Alabama Bound, and the Schaeffer Eye Center Crawfish Boil would be perfect for music addicts. Also, each corner of the Birmingham Botanical Gardens provides nothing but a very relaxing atmosphere. A line up of tall buildings is also a great source of attention in this area. The Wells Fargo Tower of SouthTrust Corporation, the AT &T City Center, the Regions Center of Regions Financial Corporation, and Regions-Harbert Plaza which contains the Summitt Club are just some of the towering architectures of the city.