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Find local goods, fresh flavors, and some of the best Birmingham has to offer in Lakeview. From some of the city’s finest chefs to some of its best bands – from Birmingham’s best design resources to some of its most historic architecture, there’s something always going on in Lakeview.

 

Fun & Games

Fresh & Local

Getting Around

Living in Lakeview

Dining & Drinks

Shopping & Services

Lakeview – Something for Everyone

Lakeview’s two most vibrant destinations – The Pepper Place Market District and The 29th & 7th Entertainment District – offering a unique combination of sophisticated design, hip dining and nightlife, and cool workspaces.

The Lakeview Entertainment District @ 29th & 7th

The Entertainment District

One of Birmingham’s oldest neighborhoods has something new around every corner.

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Slice Fest

Birmingham’s yearly celebration of good music, local beer, and gourmet pizza.

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The Market District @ Pepper Place

Image courtesy of Jennifer Alsabrook–Turner, BANG Images

Pepper Place

Formerly a bottling facility, now a creative community – home for local food, fine design, and fresh ideas in Birmingham.

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Image courtesy of The Market at Pepper Place

The Market at Pepper Place

Alabama’s largest farmers market featuring food and provisions from around the state every Saturday.

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& The District Beyond

Jones Valley Trail

With the Rotary Trail, connecting Lakeview to Downtown from Sloss Furnaces to Railroad Park.

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Alabama Ballet

The state’s premiere ballet company promoting ballet through high quality performances and education.

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Trim Tab Brewing 

One of Birmingham’s most creative breweries, dedicated to building community and nourishing creativity.

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Getting Around

Lakeview is easy to access and get around. It offers three of the most popular Zip bike stations in the city – @ Pepper Place, @ 29th and 7th, and @ 32nd and 7th. The Jones Valley Urban Trail forms Lakeview’s northern border and connects the district to all parts of the Jones Valley by foot and bike. Lakeview is also a driver’s dream with plenty of free parking and wide streets throughout.

Bike

Share a bike

Get ZYPPING

Hike

Hike the Trail

Get Trekking

Drive

Get Driving Directions

Get Driving

Ride

Easy access

Get Riding

Get Home

Find a safe ride

Get Home

Dining & Drinks

We aren’t foodies, but we love to eat. In the Lakeview District you’ll find restaurants run by James Beard Award-winning chefs right next to your down-home burger joint. So whether you’re looking for four-star service or a greasy spoon, we’ve got you covered. As for nightlife? There’s always something going on in Lakeview when the sun goes down.

OvenBird

@ Pepper Place

Southern cooking with a Latin flair.

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Image courtesy of Sedesh Wilkerson

Sky Castle

@ 29th & 7th

The new-school old-fashioned diner.

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Hattie B’s

@ 29th & 7th

This Nashville classic is now in the Magic City.

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Bettola

@ Pepper Place

Wood-fired pizzas, house-made pastas, and wine.

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Jack Brown’s

@ 29th & 7th

Beer and burgers. What more do you need to know?

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Living in Lakeview

Walk to work or to some of the city’s best restaurants and home design resources. UAB, the BBVA Compass Brock Center, and St. Vincent’s Hospital are all nearby leading to a vibrant and diverse mix of college students, young professionals, empty nesters, and others seeking urban living who call our 36 blocks home.

Shopping & Services

Lakeview is home to talented artisans, architects, designers, shop owners, and creative professionals who bring together years of experience, refined tastes, and visionary work – all offering an array of local and boutique shops that are the perfect destinations to round out a Saturday stroll or to redecorate your home in the latest styles.

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