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Central Park of Birmingham is a middle-class, residential neighborhood near Warrior Road, Lomb Avenue Southwest and Bessemer Road. Mostly families live in houses, condominiums, townhouses, apartments, and mobile homes. The average resident is 34 years old.
The neighborhood is close to highways 5, 7, 11, 20, and 59. Although most residents drive to work, the MAX, Metro Area Express, Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority, has buses available. Amtrak and the Birmingham International Airport link Central Park with major city destinations.
Central Park is close to the Birmingham Public Library. Established in 1886, it is the largest library in Alabama. The library has close to one million books and over 30 million archival documents.
The neighborhood is close to the family friendly Southern Museum of Flight, which is three miles away from the Birmingham International Airport. The museum has self-guided tours and hands-on activities. It covers eight decades of flight history and includes rare artifacts from the Red Baron, Tuskegee Airmen, Flying Tigers, and Amelia Earhart. Korean War Jets, Vietnam War Helicopters and Huff-Daland Crop Dusters are part of the permanent exhibits featured.
Red Mountain Theatre Company is a non-profit theatre organization providing quality theatrical experience for residents and tourists. The theatre has educational and performing arts training for its artists. The company performs plays and musicals for the community.
Central Park is near the 180-acre, Sampson University, the largest private university in Alabama. Founded in 1887, the university has eight academic divisions, which include the Brock School of Business, the Cumberland School of Law and the McWhorter School of Pharmacy. The Alabama Men’s Hall of Fame is located at the university and houses bronze plaques honoring extraordinary Alabama men. Among those honored are civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. and former United Supreme Court Justice Hugo Black.