"The Birmingham Hotel, at N.W. corner of 2nd Ave. and 18th Street. Later it appropriated the name Florence Hotel and while operating under this name it burned. Several people lost their lives in the fire." - William H. Brantley
"The Mabson Hotel on the Northeast Corner of Third Ave. North and 22nd St. The "white" stone of the ground floor is painted. It is really "Red Ore." To the left and across 22nd Street - not shown in the Photograph is St. Paul's Catholic Church." -...
"Bluff Park Hotel - Atop Shades Mountain. It was built before 1900 and was convenient summer resort for Birmingham people. It was located on the Crest of Shades, facing and overlooking Shades Valley, several miles west of where the present (1957)...
"The Metropolitan Hotel, 20th Street, West Side between Morris Avenue and First Avenue. This photograph was made within the last few years (it is now 1957). This building was torn down this year." - William H. Brantley
"Lakeview Park and Hotel, today Highland Park Golf Course - Municipal. When the Country Club moved to Shades Valley Mr. Eugene Brown, sold the old Highland Park Golf Course and Building to the City of Birmingham." - William H. Brantley
"The Lunsford Hotel, 21st Street North on East side of street at Second Alley - On the other side of the Alley is the Jackson Building (1957). The two top stories of this old building were removed several years ago." - William H. Brantley
"20th North, - showing the steel work of the Tutwiler Hotel. Note the wagon in the foreground loaded with Beer Kegs. Lower right hand corner is wagon used for delivery of Benscot Mineral water." - William H. Brantley