Forest Park

Forest Park (HMHXB)

Location: Birmingham, AL 35222 Jefferson County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 30.996', W 86° 45.942'

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A residential district extending from the crest of Red Mountain to the floor of Jones Valley with roads built along natural land contours. Birmingham real estate promoter and civic leader, Robert Jemison, Jr., began development as Mountain Terrace in 1906. New York landscape architect Samuel Parsons, Jr., conceived the park theme which the Jemison and Birmingham Realty companies extended in the 1910s and 1920s through developments originally known as Forest Park, Glenwood, Valley View, Altamont and Forest Hill - all of them together being known today as Forest Park. In 1980 Forest Park was entered in the National Register of Historic Places as a Historic District.
Year Placed1981
Placed ByAlabama Historical Commission / Birmingham Historical Society / The Forest Park Community Association
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Date Added Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 at 12:49am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 521758 N 3708584
Decimal Degrees33.51660000, -86.76570000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 30.996', W 86° 45.942'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 30' 59.76" N, 86° 45' 56.52" W
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Area Code(s)205
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 811 Essex Rd S, Birmingham AL 35222, US
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