North Old Woodward Parking Project

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. 

Birmingham N.O.W. Newsletter
Get the Facts regarding the City of Birmingham North Old Woodward (N.O.W.) Parking Structure Project in this newsletter that includes information on project financing, history and other details. 

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.


Birmingham City Commission Workshop 3.26.19 from City of Birmingham on Vimeo.

 Media Coverage

July 29, 2019 - Big bucks (and free beer) in Birmingham bond campaign

July 29, 2019 - Darkajian lawsuit against Birmingham dismissed

July 29, 2019 - Birmingham faces lawsuit, accused of violating constitutional rights

July 28, 2019 - Aug. 6 vote to decide fate of Birmingham project proves divisive

July 26, 2019 - Birmingham voters to decide parking proposal, ultimate fate of development

July 23, 2019 - Birmingham to vote on $57.4 million parking structure bond

July 23, 2019 - Citizens sue Birmingham over free speech denial

July 22, 2019 - Two barred from speaking at public meeting sue Birmingham

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