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Birmingham grocery delivery company Shipt has completed another funding round – and it's one of the largest fundraising deals ever in #Bham's entrepreneurial scene. Shipt raised $40 million in a Series B financing round led by Greycroft Partners. e.ventures and Harbert Venture Partners also participated in the funding round. Greycroft and e.ventures, as well as Harbert Growth Partners, were involved in Shipt's $20 million Series A financing deal, which closed less than a year ago. #bham
The Firehouse Shelter at night, at its current location on 3rd Avenue North, west of downtown Birmingham. Originally built in 1906, the building has been a homeless shelter since 1983. Those who run the Firehouse Shelter want to build a new and improved version of the building about a mile from the current site. Photo by Tom Gordon.
A woman stands in the doorway of then new Historic Colored Entrance at the Lyric Theatre. Preservationists had to decide whether to keep reminders of The Lyric’s discarded color line before they unveiled an $11 million restoration of the 102-year-old theater, which had been closed for decades. In this case, they chose to highlight the history, installing a glass door with the etched words “Historic Colored Entrance” in the lobby wall so patrons can peer into the past. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderso...