Friday, February 15, 2008
Remembering The Parliament House Motor Hotel
One of Birmingham's landmarks, Parliament House Motor Hotel, is scheduled to be imploded this Sunday. Built in 1964 by actress Doris Day and other investors, the Parliament House was the place to stay while in Birmingham in the 1960s and 70s.
To view images from the 1960s:
BPL's Digital Collections Database (photos by Alfred C. Keily and Charles Preston)
Magic City Flicker Group
History of the hotel:
News and discussion:
Feb. 15, 2008
"Parliament House hotel, home to both celebrities and squatters, to be imploded Sunday" The Birmingham News
Feb. 15, 2008
"Coming Sunday: Parliament House implosion pics" The Terminal
Jan. 16, 2008
"Parliament House's coming down" The Terminal
Sept. 26, 2007
"My Birmingham: Parliament House hears its fate" The Terminal
by Mollie McFarland, Children's Librarian, Springville Road Regional Branch Library Iron Hearted Violet Kelly Barnhill Violet is th...
Being puzzled may not be a good thing, but in this instance it may be. I live with a self-described “puzzlephile,” who enjoys puzzles on the...
Most of us are aware of the Emancipation Proclamation that was issued on January 1, 1863, but probably fewer realize that a preliminary ...
by David Ryan, Computer Commons Getting a job is filled with so many frustrating steps. You need a resume, you have to fill out the applic...
Wood-Fruitticher Grocery Company Jefferson County Ala. Board of Equalization Appraisal Files, 1938-1977 Birmingham Public Library Digit...