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Old 11-24-2008, 05:51 PM
 
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I am getting transferred to Birmingham in Jan from Florida. I have only been there once before on a business trip and I'm looking for a place around St. Vincents Hospital (I don't even know what part of town that is). I don't know much about the surrounding area I'm looking for a nice 1-2 bedroom apartment that will also take a 9mo old english sheepdog. I saw in another post that Lake Heather Reserve. I mapquested it and it said its a 10 mi drive and also read on another post that 280 has pretty bad traffic. My wife will need to find a new job, perferably at St.Vincents, which would make things easy commute wise for the both of us. I appreciate any help you may have.
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Old 11-24-2008, 06:51 PM
 
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Well, St. Vincent sits in the Highlands area of Southside. Between that area and Forest Park, you'll be in Ground Zero of cool apartment living. If you're not having kids anytime in the next couple of years, I think that's the ideal area for you. Look anywhere along Highland Avenue or Clairmont. And, of course, use your common sense. It's really a great area to live with restaurants, nice hangouts, art galleries, etc. Why you'd live down 280 when you can enjoy a great part of town and no commute is beyond me.
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