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Mature trees, shrubs, and grass provide a tidy frame around the houses in South Pratt. The small, suburban neighborhood is strictly residential with homes on generous city lots that are readily available for purchase or rent. Residents are close to schools, shopping, and public transportation, with the attractions and tourist destinations in Birmingham only minutes from the community.
As one of the best courses in the Southeast, the Eagle Point Golf Club is a challenge for golfers. The 18-hole course was created by golf architect Earl Stone and has a USGA slope rating of 70s.2/127. Bermuda fairways and Crenshaw bent greens are part of the course landscaping.
Birmingham-Southern College is close to South Pratt. The four-year, private liberal arts institution is affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Founded in 1856, the 192-acre campus welcomes students from 32 states and 15 foreign countries. The Interim Term, a four-week period of independent study, is held for students every January. This unique program allows students to explore study projects in or outside of the campus.
East Thomas Lake is a fishing lake popular with local anglers. If visitors have no luck catching bass and catfish, the family-friendly Birmingham Zoo is only 6 miles away. The zoo is Alabama’s most popular attraction and draws over half a million visitors annually. The 122-acre zoo features animals from six continents and the High Kaul Children’s Zoo.
South Pratt is near the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, a “living institution” which features permanent exhibitions of the Civil Rights Movement and other human struggles. As part of Birmingham’s historic Civil rights District, the Civil Rights Institute is surrounded by landmarks linked to this period in Alabama history. The 16th Street Baptist Church, Kelly Ingram Park, and the Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame are part of the six-block historic area.