A walk through the Cahaba Project

By Gary Lloyd TRUSSVILLE -- I remember that bottom-floor classroom, the one on the corner of the building not far from the gymnasium where I tried out for the Hewitt-Trussville Junior High School basketball team. I sat near the back of the room with a couple buddies. We laughed during Channel One News and sighed … Continue reading A walk through the Cahaba Project

Alabama Historical Commission suggested ordinance for establishing historic preservation commission

READ: 'We're about to lose this thing': Cahaba Project residents debate future of historic neighborhood SUGGESTED ORDINANCE AN ORDINANCE TO ESTABLISH A HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMISSION IN THE CITY OF                           , TO PROVIDE FOR DESIGNATION OF HISTORIC PROPERTIES OR HISTORIC DISTRICTS; TO PROVIDE FOR ISSUANCE OF CERTIFICATES OF APPROPRIATENESS; TO PROVIDE FOR AN APPEALS PROCEDURE; TO … Continue reading Alabama Historical Commission suggested ordinance for establishing historic preservation commission

‘We’re about to lose this thing’: Cahaba Project residents debate future of historic neighborhood

By Gary Lloyd TRUSSVILLE – Bob Davis remembers riding his red tricycle around the Cahaba Project. Now he drives a truck, and he has seen the numerous changes through the decades. “We’re about to lose this thing,” Davis said amongst a group of close to fifty members of Trussville’s Cahaba Project neighborhood Tuesday night at … Continue reading ‘We’re about to lose this thing’: Cahaba Project residents debate future of historic neighborhood