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Courtesy of city of Hoover.

Bluff Park and the area known as Shades Mountain are some of the oldest communities in Hoover and predate the city itself. more

Apr 17, 2017 4:10 PM Hoover Magazine

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Photo by Erica Techo.

In the summer of 1969, Alabama Department of Public Safety agents drove north on Interstate 65 to a dark and secluded lane leading off Old Montgomery Highway to a building near the Cahaba River. more

Apr 17, 2017 3:42 PM Hoover Magazine

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Photo by Ron Burkett.

While Hoover’s official 50th birthday is in May, the city wants to keep the party going throughout 2017. more

Apr 17, 2017 3:42 PM Hoover Magazine

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

The Preserve was built by USS Real Estate, a subsidiary of U.S. Steel Corporation, which at its height held an immense amount of land in and around Birmingham. more

Apr 17, 2017 3:41 PM Hoover Magazine

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Tucked just off U.S. 31 and Wisteria Drive, the Monte D’Oro community is older than Hoover itself. The roughly 160-home subdivision was established in 1964, and some of the original residents still live in the neighborhood. more

Apr 17, 2017 3:41 PM Hoover Magazine