Birmingham Looks to Revitalize Historic Neighborhood with $50 Million Grant Application

If at first you don’t succeed, try again.

That’s what the City of Birmingham did on Tuesday to apply for a $50 million federal grant to revitalize the Smithfield community.

“We’ve applied for this grant before [in 2020], and we know why we didn’t get it, but we are we feel good about our opportunity this time,” Mayor Randall Woodfin said during Tuesday’s City Council meeting.

By Ryan Michaels