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Piccadilly+Arcade+-+A+Birmingham+Gem!
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Piccadilly Arcade - A Birmingham Gem!

The Piccadilly Arcade connects New Street with Stephenson Street and is home to a number of shops, some with shop fronts that date from the 1920s. 

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Passions: History & heritage, Classic Architecture
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The+Old+Contemptibles+-+A+Birmingham+Gem!
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The Old Contemptibles - A Birmingham Gem!

The Old Contemptibles on Edmund Street, Birmingham is a quite unique city centre pub that hosts a rich and fascinating history dating back to the 18th Century.

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Victoria+Law+Courts+-+A+Birmingham+Gem!
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Victoria Law Courts - A Birmingham Gem!

The Victoria Law Courts located on Corporation Street is a Grade I listed red brick and terracotta building designed by Aston Webb & Ingress Bell in 1886.

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Methodist+Central+Hall+-+A+Birmingham+Gem!
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Methodist Central Hall - A Birmingham Gem!

The Methodist Central Hall, located at the northern end of Corporation Street, is a stunning red brick and terracotta Grade II listed building designed by Ewan and James Harper.

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Hotel+Du+Vin+(formerly+Birmingham+%26+Midland+Eye+Hospital)+-+A+Birmingham+Gem!+
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Hotel Du Vin (formerly Birmingham & Midland Eye Hospital) - A Birmingham Gem!

This is a truly wonderful building and a great example of how a landmark Victorian building built in 1823-24 can be sympathetically transformed into a 66 bed luxury boutique hotel.

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The+National+Provincial+Bank+building+-+A+Birmingham+Gem!
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The National Provincial Bank building - A Birmingham Gem!

This magnificent Grade II listed building is to be found on Waterloo Street. It was designed and built between 1869-1870 by local Castle Bromwich architect, John Gibson.

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Birmingham+%26+Midland+Institute+building+-+A+Birmingham+Gem!
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Birmingham & Midland Institute building - A Birmingham Gem!

In the heart of the city on Margaret Street is a wonderful architectural gem with connections to Charles Dickens and home to the first Birmingham Library.

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Baskerville+House+-+A+Birmingham+Gem!
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Baskerville House - A Birmingham Gem!

Built in 1938 in the Art Deco style, Baskerville House, previously called the Civic Centre, is a former civic building in Centenary Square. The building is steeped in history.

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Vision+for+Birmingham+-+Ladywood+West
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Vision for Birmingham - Ladywood West

This feature has been set up to provide community with a digital space and collaborative environment in which to consider the vision and plans as they evolve for Ladywood West.

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Passions: Construction & regeneration, People & community
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18fl+The+Residences%2c+Edgbaston%2c+Birmingham%2c+UK+-+Construction+with+Community
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18fl The Residences, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK - Construction with Community

A build to rent residential scheme containing 375 apartments across five blocks of five, seven, eight, 13 and 18-storeys - adjacent Edgbaston Stadium.
 

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Passions: Construction & regeneration
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Shared+vision+for+%22Future+of+Birmingham%22+
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Shared vision for "Future of Birmingham"

This project has been established as an effective way of involving people who live and work in Birmingham in the future vision and subsequent plans for Birmingham as a city.

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Introducing+Southside+District+and+Southside+BID
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Introducing Southside District and Southside BID

Southside District is often referred to as the cultural heart of Birmingham served by a unique mix of vibrant businesses keeping visitors and locals totally entertained.  

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Passions: Art; Culture & creativity
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Birmingham+in+lockdown+-+a+collaboration+with+community
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Birmingham in lockdown - a collaboration with community

With amazing contributions from community, we take a look at what it is like to be in Birmingham during the lockdown.  Amazing photography, videos and creativity from amazing people.

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Passions: Art; Culture & creativity
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Curtis+Gardens%2c+Birmingham+-+A+Wonderful+open+space!
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Curtis Gardens, Birmingham - A Wonderful open space!

Curtis Gardens is situated on the Fox Hollies Road in Acocks Green, Birmingham. Formerly the estate of Fox Hollies Hall (demolished in 1937).

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Passions: History & heritage, Photography, Environment & green action, Housing, People & community, Green open spaces
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Perry+Barr+Train+Station%2c+Birmingham%2c+UK+-+Construction+with+Community%09
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Perry Barr Train Station, Birmingham, UK - Construction with Community


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Birmingham+-+a+City+and+Community+on+film!+(a+collection+of+videos+and+films)
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Birmingham - a City and Community on film! (a collection of videos and films)

This feature will grow to contain some great short films and videos about Birmingham, many created by people in community who love to share their passion for their city!  

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Passions: People & community
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Colmore+Gate%2c+Birmingham%2c+UK+-+Architecture+with+Community
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Colmore Gate, Birmingham, UK - Architecture with Community

Colmore Gate is a 70 metre (15 floor) high office and retail building with a lift shaft on the outide of the building.  It blends a traditional look with modern materials and style.

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Passions: Modern Architecture
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Moseley+Street%2c+Birmingham%2c+UK+-+Construction+with+Community
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Moseley Street, Birmingham, UK - Construction with Community

A residential development comprising 366 new homes, amenities aplenty, and a new landscaped public realm dissecting the site.

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Lapworth+Museum+of+Geology+(University+of+Birmingham)+-+A+Birmingham+Gem!
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Lapworth Museum of Geology (University of Birmingham) - A Birmingham Gem!

The Lapworth Museum of Geology is located at the University of Birmingham in the quadrangle, in Edgbaston, Birmingham. Contains dinosaur replica skeletons and fossils.

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Passions: History & heritage, Civic pride, Photography, Environment & green action, People & community
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Barber+Institute+of+Fine+Arts+-+A+Birmingham+Gem!
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Barber Institute of Fine Arts - A Birmingham Gem!

The world renowned Barber Institute of Fine Arts is located at the University of Birmingham in Edgbaston behind The Equestrian Statue of King George I.

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Passions: History & heritage, Civic pride, Art; Culture & creativity, Photography, Travel & tourism, People & community, Classic Architecture
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Messages+of+optimism+and+hope+from+community
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Messages of optimism and hope from community

Here we share positive and thoughtful messages from community that inspire and help as we all face up to the challenges as we battle the pandamic and the impact it has on us all.

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Passions: Health & wellbeing, Art; Culture & creativity, People & community
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The+Covid+vaccination%2c+Q%26A+and+why+we+all+must+have+it!
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The Covid vaccination, Q&A and why we all must have it!

There are a lot of myths and pure lies about the vaccinations. Here, together with links to experts, posts and images you can share, we address the vaccination is so vital for us all!

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Raising+community+spirits+during+Covid+-+photography+with+community+
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Raising community spirits during Covid - photography with community

This feature is all about lifting our spirits during Covid.  Whether you can get out or not enjoy this regularly updated selection of wonderful photography from people with passion.

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Passions: Photography
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Colmore+Square+-+A+Birmingham+Gem!
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Colmore Square - A Birmingham Gem!

Colmore Square is located in the middle of Colmore Circus Queensway between The Wesleyan and One Colmore Square. Between Steelhouse Lane and Colmore Row. The first Metro extension passes it.

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Passions: Photography, People & community, Modern Architecture, Landscape architecture, Squares and public spaces
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Millennium+Point+-+A+Birmingham+Gem!
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Millennium Point - A Birmingham Gem!

Millennium Point is a mixed used public venue. Home to Thinktank, Birmingham City University and Birmingham Metropolitan College. There used to be an IMAX cinema here. Opened in 2001.

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