50 YEARS AGO
AUGUST 25, 1960: Birmingham, Alabama laid claim to the first indoor shopping mall in the Deep South.
As expected, a big hoopla was made, and the newspapers were full of advertisements and features. For August 2010, we at BIRMINGHAM REWOUND are paying tribute to this long-gone landmark and baby-boomer icon, in remembrance of the 50th anniversary of her grand opening.
But don't expect a helicopter -- neither Tim nor Russell have the budget.
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This page created 07/31/2010 -- 416 PM EST