Directions, Hotels, Restaurants & Attractions
Lightfoot, Franklin & White’s office is located at 400 20th Street North in the heart of downtown Birmingham. We are on the corner of 20th Street North and 4th Avenue North, next to the Wells Fargo Tower. (Click here for a map)
From East, West and the Birmingham International Airport
Coming from I-20 West/I-59 South (from Atlanta or Gadsden), as you approach downtown Birmingham you will take the 22nd Street North exit. This exit is on the LEFT side of the interstate. Take a left at the bottom of the 22nd Street exit ramp onto 22nd Street North. Get in the right lane and go approximately four blocks to 4th Avenue North. Take a right onto 4th Avenue North. Lightfoot, Franklin & White’s offices are two blocks down on the right, on the corner of 4th Avenue North and 20th Street North.
From the Birmingham Airport, take the I-20 West/I-59 South entrance ramp (on the right-hand side of the road as you are leaving the terminal) and follow the directions above.
Coming from I-20 East/I-59 North (from Tuscaloosa), as you approach downtown Birmingham you will go through the junction with I-65 and take the 17th Street exit. Go three blocks to 5th Avenue North and turn left. Proceed down 5th Avenue North for three blocks to 20th Street North and turn right. Our office is at the end of the block on the right.
From North and South
If you are coming from south of Birmingham on I-65 North, take the 3rd Avenue North exit. At the end of the exit ramp, take a right onto 3rd Avenue North. Follow 3rd Avenue North until you reach 20th Street North (approximately nine blocks) and take a left. Our office is one block down on your left on the corner of 4th Avenue North and 20th Street North.
If you are coming from north of Birmingham on I-65 South, go through the I-65/I-20/59 junction and take the exit for 6th Avenue North. At the end of the exit ramp, go straight one block and turn left onto 5th Avenue North. Follow 5th Avenue North until you reach 20th Street North (approximately ten blocks). Turn right on 20th Street North. Our office is at the end of the block on the right.
From south of Birmingham on Highway 280, take the exit for 2nd Avenue North. The exit loops around, so you will be headed toward downtown. Go approximately six blocks and take a right on 20th Street North. Go two blocks to the corner of 20th Street North and 4th Avenue North. Our office is on the left.
Long-term parking is available in the Regions Bank parking deck located directly across the street from our office. The entrance to the deck is on 4th Avenue North between 20th Street North and 21st Street North (also called Richard Arrington Jr. Boulevard). Make sure you bring your ticket from the Regions Bank parking deck when you come to our office so that we can validate the ticket.
Short-term (two-hour maximum) metered parking is often available on the streets surrounding our office.
Lightfoot, Franklin & White is located within walking distance of several downtown hotels. The historic Tutwiler Hotel is located at 2021 Park Place, only two blocks from our office. The phone number for the Tutwiler Hotel is (205) 322-2100. Please ask for the special Lightfoot, Franklin & White rate when making reservations.
The Westin is located in Uptown near Region’s Field and the Birmingham Museum of Art.
While not located in downtown Birmingham, the Embassy Suites Hotel is also a good alternative. The phone number for the Embassy Suites is (205) 879-7400.
There are several outstanding restaurants located near our office, including Highlands Bar and Grill, Hot and Hot Fish Club, Bottega Restaurant, Bottega Café, Café DuPont, Chez FonFon, Little Savannah, and Surin West. Reservations are recommended at all of these establishments.
Birmingham also has some of the finest barbecue establishments around. Try world-famous Dreamland Bar-B-Que for ribs, or local favorites Saw’s/Saw’s Juke Joint, Jim-N-Nick’s Bar-B-Q, or Pat James’ Full Moon Bar-B-Que.
You can find information about other local restaurants at Bhamdining.com.
The Hugo L. Black United States Courthouse is located only two blocks from our office on the corner of 5th Avenue North and 18th Street North. The Jefferson County Courthouse, located at 716 Richard Arrington Jr. Boulevard, is a short three-block walk down 20th Street North to Linn Park..