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“This place has a field of energy that is a part of everything coming together.”

When we began this project in 1988, suburbs and strip malls and four-lane highways were spreading across what had been pristine Alabama wilderness and showing no sign of slowing down. How could we preserve that land for the future?

Get people back into cities.

We started with a few blocks of abandoned warehouses and turned them into over 350,000 square feet of retail, office and workshop space, and a renowned Farmer’s market. And we’re just getting started.

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Country Living
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