CHHF comments on future plans for City Hall, Utilities buildings related to Trussville’s historic district

The Trussville Tribune is reporting that the new look of both the Trussville City Hall and Utilities buildings will evoke aspects of the Cahaba Project, Trussville’s historic district. Trussville Mayor Buddy Choat announced the plans at his recent State of the City address. As for Trussville City Hall, the exterior and landscaping would take onContinue reading “CHHF comments on future plans for City Hall, Utilities buildings related to Trussville’s historic district”

Introducing ‘Homestead Headlines’

Cahaba Homestead Heritage Foundation, Inc. historian Gary Lloyd introduces Homestead Headlines, a new series exploring The Cahaba Hub, the community newspaper that served the area from 1938-1942. These videos will publish every Wednesday. The first episode is set to publish Wednesday, Oct. 6. All episodes will be available here on our website and on ourContinue reading “Introducing ‘Homestead Headlines’”

CHHF, Inc. President appears on Trussville Tribune ‘Unscripted’

The Trussville Tribune “Unscripted” Interview: I was invited as a guest today for an interview on The Trussville Tribune’s live show “Unscripted.” You can watch the link to the video here in full.  Or skip ahead 16 minutes for the interview about the Cahaba Project. Please share. We hope this clears up some questions peopleContinue reading “CHHF, Inc. President appears on Trussville Tribune ‘Unscripted’”

Aug. 20, 2021 Statement from the CHHF President

The Cahaba Homestead Heritage Foundation, Inc., would like to thank the Trussville City Council for setting a constructive tone at the workshop on August 19th. We thank all Trussville residents who attended and all who spoke. It is clear that residents share similar convictions and concerns.   To reiterate what was said in our presentation, the CahabaContinue reading “Aug. 20, 2021 Statement from the CHHF President”

City Council discusses Cahaba Project demolition moratorium

TRUSSVILLE – The Trussville City Council on Tuesday, July 27 discussed a 120-day moratorium on home demolitions in the Cahaba Project. Cahaba Homestead Heritage Foundation, Inc. President Amy Peterson O’Brien spoke to the city council at its workshop July 8 and read a statement to the city council July 27 outlining why a moratorium isContinue reading “City Council discusses Cahaba Project demolition moratorium”

Presentation: Trussville’s Cahaba Project

Please check out our presentation, Trussville’s Cahaba Project, which provides a high-level overview of the creation and early days of the Cahaba Project neighborhood. As always, much more to come on this historic district. This presentation is also available on our Resources page.