2nd Avenue Storage

Walk to Your Storage Unit

Located in Birmingham, AL, 2nd Avenue Storage is the Loft District's source for all your storage and secure parking needs. 
Come see us next door to El Barrio. 


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New Morris Avenue Loft for Rent

Location, location, location! Walking distance to grocery, restaurants and parks. This 1/1 located on one of the oldest streets in Birmingham is now available for rent. All new kitchen with stainless steel new appliances. Comes with one secure indoor parking space. Has elevator and rooftop deck access. Call Carrie Hill Smith for more info..205-533-4455 sorry no pets/ $30 credit/background check/ $1800 security deposit 



Rhodes Carroll Loft for Rent or Sale

Loft 303
2217 2
nd Avenue N
Birmingham, AL

Traditional loft with exposed brick and beams, and original hardwood floors.  1 bedroom, 1 bath, with bonus loft that could be a semi private guest bedroom.  Rooftop deck and one secure indoor parking space. Walking distance to market, dry cleaning, post office, restaurants, nightlife, and Railroad and Regions Parks!

  • Pet deposit is $200 (non refundable)
  • No smoking unit
  • Security deposit- 1 month's rent, to be returned at end of lease if in great condition
  • Monthly rent: $1600, includes water, sewer and trash

Call Wade Smith at 205-542-8155 or Carrie Hill 205-533-4455

Tickets are officially on sale for Liv Birmingham's May 11 launch event, Cool Spaces+Downtown Places

Tickets are officially on sale for Liv Birmingham's May 11 launch event, Cool Spaces+Downtown Places. Come visit some of the coolest lofts in downtown Birmingham (including mine). I've also heard a rumor that Madge the Magic City Dragon might appear that day. You can get tickets at http://coolspaces.eventbrite.com/

Redesigned Closet

Last Sunday the accordion player and I decided to redesign the closet. The original walk-in closet design was enormous, but as we added a washer and dryer, and all of the home control, security systems, and media hardware, "enormous" became "yeah, that's pretty big." We raised the original hanger rods and shelves to 80 inches, and added a second rod and shelf below one side at 40 inches high. Under the other rod we put in a shoe rack.  We almost doubled the closet capacity and now it looks a lot less cluttered.

Our next step is to reconfigure the media rack to be more compact, and add a few more shelves along with racks for ties and belts.

Happy Valentine's Day!

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Birmingham Magazine Article

I never posted an overall finished tour of my loft the way I did for El Barrio. I always meant to get around to it, but was waiting until I could afford to update some of my furniture. Also I'm lazy. So when an old friend of mine from Birmingham Magazine called me asking to do a feature on my loft, I jumped at the chance to not have to write a blog post. You can read the article here and see the photo gallery here.

Proximity Card Access

The upper floor of the Counts Brothers Building is home to 2nd Avenue Storage. Until recently customers have used keys to enter and exit. This week we installed proximity card readers to increase security. Cards are serialized and entrances are recorded so that we know who is coming and going, and access can be more easily revoked if the need should arise. In other news, El Barrio has begun outdoor seating, taking advantage of the covered recess leading to the doorway of 2nd Avenue Storage and my loft. It's a nice place to enjoy the spring weather!

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