Welcome to the gorgeous area of Forest Park! As of the latest US census, around 7,702 call this area home and around 46% are homeowners. With an average age of 35, Forest Park has a dynamic, and energetic population. In any given day, you’ll see parents taking their kids to school, staying active in the nearby parks, or simply enjoying the hustle and bustle of Forest Park. Over the recent months roughly 70 homes have been sold with an average sold price of $504,801. That is an increase of $120,697 from the previous period.
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Forest Park homes for sale are found in one of the most historically significant areas of Birmingham Alabama.
Development of this neighborhood began in 1914. Now many of these homes are on the National Historic Register.
Forest Park homes for sale Birmingham Alabama architecture
As is typical of this time period, certain architectural designs were favored:
Mediterranean, also known as Spanish Revival
Homes for sale in this neighborhood appeal to those who love the authentic details and character only a home from the early 1900’s can provide.
Another reason buyers find this area appealing is the close proximity of the Southside area. Southside is a retail and restaurant district with restaurants, shops and entertainment reflecting the local sights, sounds, and flavors.
One of the most famous restaurants in the area is Highlands Bar and Grill, always ranked on the “10 Best in the U.S.” lists. My husband loves the Bang Bang Shrimp, and I love it all! It is a favorite anniversary celebration spot for many couples.
Featured photo and Forest Park neighborhood photos appear courtesy of Tom Horn at the Birmingham Appraisal Blog .