Birmingham N.O.W. Information Session Recap
If you were not able to attend the Birmingham N.O.W. Information Session on Tuesday, 7-16-19 at the Birmingham-Bloomfield Art Center (BBAC), the presentation educated the audience on an array of topics concerning the proposed project including parking demand, the public and private elements, public benefits, financing, and the history of the project. The video link shows some of the start of the session and parts of the question and answer period: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/6zendsovkkdhsc3/AAD7UT7SEt3Is9DFagjVBRNya?dl=0.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Watch footage from the Birmingham City Commission's Special Meeting on Monday, July 1, 2019.
There have been some questions about the funding for the Birmingham N.O.W. (North Old Woodward) Project. Take a look at this video to learn more, including how this project will not come at a cost to Birmingham taxpayers.
On August 6th, voters will be asked to consider a bond proposal for the demolition of the North Old Woodward Parking Structure, the construction of a new parking structure and the extension of Bates Street to North Old Woodward, now known as the Birmingham N.O.W. Project. Take a look to learn more.
July 21, 2019 - $57.4 million parking bond plan stirs up war of words in Birmingham
July 18, 2019 - Video reveals fiery exchange at Birmingham city commission meeting
July 17, 2019 - Baller violated campaign act, receives warning
July 16, 2019 - State finds no violation of campaign finance act in Birmingham
July 15, 2019 - Birmingham meeting gets heated over parking garage plans, public comment rights
July 15, 2019 - Critics of massive Birmingham development silenced at city meeting
July 14, 2019 - Baller election complaint against city dismissed
July 11, 2019 - 2 say Birmingham officials blocked them from speaking
July 9, 2019 - Birmingham accused of campaign violations leading up to parking structure vote
July 9, 2019 - Citizen activist alleges city election violations
July 3, 2019 - Birmingham city manager gives explainer on August ballot proposal
June 27, 2019 - Birmingham Planning Board approves preliminary site plan for 5-story RH furniture store
June 21, 2019 - Information meeting on Woodward Bates project
May 14, 2019 - Voters to decide $57.4M bond for parking structure
May 10, 2019 - Parking bond vote okayed for Woodward Bates
May 8, 2019 - Birmingham to ask voters in August for $57.4M bond for parking structure
May 7, 2019 - Key bond question for downtown Birmingham development heads to voters
May 6, 2019 - RH to anchor Woodward Bates project in city
May 5, 2019 - RH eyes Birmingham store if N. Old Woodward Project gets green light
April 28, 2019 - Parking expansion will help Birmingham's future
April 24, 2019 - $133 million development plan in Birmingham inches forward with financing, approvals pending
April 23, 2019 - Birmingham's massive Bates Street development project hinges on public approval
April 2, 2019 - New parking garage, multiple mixed-use buildings and housing proposed for downtown Birmingham
April 1, 2019 - Massive $133M Birmingham project adds parking, housing, retail, extends Bates Street