NE corner Highland Ave & Richard Arrington Jr Blvd S. Caddy-corner across Highland is Temple Emanu-El (1913), built
for Birmingham s Reform Jewish congregation. The handsome
historic structure was designed by the architect of Terrace Court
Apartments and several downtown skyscrapers.
2030 Highland Ave. Next door is another early apartment building, the Richmond Apartments (ca. 1914), one of the best
examples of a Craftsman style apartment building in the city.
Attractive features include the grassy courtyard, open balconies,
and spacious apartments that provided a suitable housing
alternative for those who could not or chose not to own a home.
South Highland Presbyterian Church
2035 Highland Ave. South Highland Presbyterian Church (1892), like St. Mary s, dates from the Town of Highland. Built
of split-faced limestone, it features a magnifi cent rose window
within a pointed arch facing Highland Avenue.
SOUTH HIGHLAND PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH