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Hopefully the new owner will be successful in the restoration

Historic structure on the edge of downtown. Pretty shady area for random walks. I would stay clear... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2016
Birmingham, Alabama
If you like early 20th Century...

One of the first buildings I saw on arrival in Birmingham. I love it. Yes, it's decrepit and... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2015
Sydney, Australia
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19 Oct 2018
“Absolute worst”
6 Jul 2018
“Grand ! ”
Let's Restore Greatness - Preservation and RestorationBirmingham's historic Thomas Jefferson Hotel once served as a symbol of the city's prominence. Today, after decades of neglect, the icon's very existence is threatened. With your help, we can...more
1631 2nd Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35203-1918
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Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

At this point, my frustration comes from the lack of concern of what happened to me RIGHT in front of the building. I was called the “N” word by a random person and mentioned it to the leasing consultant. I wasn’t ask any questions regarding...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

Super excited this has been restored!! The lobby has a bit more to go in finding its look. Think of ambient lighting. Lamps side tables etc. makes it warmer. Need some great rugs too. The ballroom and restaurant are wonderful.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

My cousin Sarah and her new husband had their wedding reception here and it was gorgeous. The space was beautiful. It was big enough for 2 bars, several food stations, tables for dining, dance floor and band. There is a lot of construction going on...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 18 September 2016

Historic structure on the edge of downtown. Pretty shady area for random walks. I would stay clear of night time unless you are going to the strip club or homeless shelter. Hopefully, the owner will get the building fixed and it will bring prosperity back...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

When my husband and I moved to Birmingham 20 years ago, this place was the Hotel Cabana. We read about a lot of the history of the building in the newspaper. We are intrigued by the two-story part to the right of the tower. It...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Karen K
Reviewed 31 July 2015

One of the first buildings I saw on arrival in Birmingham. I love it. Yes, it's decrepit and abandoned and boarded up, but it's a genuine relic from a certain era when economic optimism was expressed in a particular style of architecture. Take a look...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank SimonWarms
Reviewed 22 January 2014 via mobile

So glad that this building will finally be restored to its former glory. Birmingham has a history of tearing down old buildings instead of restoring them, glad this one was saved in time. Looking forward to seeing it in all it's new glory!

1  Thank Lacey4food
Reviewed 26 March 2012

Leer Tower is just one of the many beautiful historical buildings in downtown Birmingham. I am a history buff and I love the details of old buildings. I had to come home and research this lovely old building.

Date of experience: November 2011
3  Thank Brenda55
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