Brock Drugs Building

Brock Drugs Building (HMHQT)

Location: Birmingham, AL 35203 Jefferson County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 30.936', W 86° 48.636'

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The Brock building was established in 1915, located at the intersection of Fourth Avenue and 18th Street North, was built while the area was residential. The three-story building housed a hotel upstairs that catered to professional musicians and athletes. The drug store served as the "gathering place" for black patrons during the early 1920's through the early 1960's. The building was demolished in the 80's. The most notable businesses included:

? ? ? ? ? ? 1928 - 1977 Palm Leaf Hotel
? ? ? ? ? ? 1928 - 1937 Palm Leaf Lunch
? ? ? ? ? ? 1928 - 1962 Brock Drug Company, Inc.
? ? ? ? ? ? 1937 - 1980 Harlem Shoe Shop
? ? ? ? ? ? 1938 - 1979 Jones Valley Barber Shop.
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HM NumberHMHQT
Series This marker is part of the More Than Words series
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Year Placed2002
Placed ByUrban Impact / City of Birmingham
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 28th, 2014 at 8:54pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 517589 N 3708464
Decimal Degrees33.51560000, -86.81060000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 30.936', W 86° 48.636'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 30' 56.16" N, 86° 48' 38.16" W
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Area Code(s)205
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1727 4th Ave N, Birmingham AL 35203, US
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