Elkington's Birmingham Project in Limbo

Memphian John Elkington's proposed Birmingham entertainment district, The Forge, has run out of steam ...

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Memphian John Elkington's proposed Birmingham entertainment district, The Forge, has run out of steam. Elkington has been unable to obtain enough financing for the project, and last month the Birmingham-Jefferson County Convention board voted to terminate its agreement with Performa to develop the area.

This week, the board's chairman, Clyde Echols, told the Birmingham News that he wanted to give Elkington another chance, but that appears unlikely.

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