Five Points South is rich with landmark houses, churches, apartments and commercial buildings, many of which are considered to be among the city’s finest and most distinguished architectural and historical resources. Plus, this storied district boasts famous residents, which have included Hugh Martin, Jr., composer of many classic songs like Meet Me in St. Louis and Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas. Recently, Five Points has experienced some dramatic changes, new developments and overall revitalization that are helping the neighborhood regain its standing as one of Birmingham’s most popular living, shopping and recreational areas. Five Points is even the proud home to some of city’s best fine dining establishments, such as Hot and Hot Fish Club, Bottega, Ocean and the James Beard Award-winning Best Restaurant in the nation – Highlands Bar and Grill. Come explore and discover Five Points, both past and present. Dine in the district, wander through the neighborhoods and experience the Historic Five Points South Walking Tour for yourself.