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The City of Birmingham is a vibrant and prosperous community that seamlessly blends cosmopolitan amenities with small town charm. Centrally located, this affluent neighborhood has a population of almost 20,000 and covers 4.73 square miles.

Downtown Birmingham offers visitors a wide range of sophisticated clothing and gift stores, salons, fine dining, antique shops and art galleries. Birmingham’s downtown also hosts a thriving business community featuring prominent financial service firms, advertising agencies, law firms and other professionals.

For entertainment, annual Birmingham events include: The fine art festival, summer “In the Park” concert series and Jazzfest.

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City of Birmingham
151 Martin Street, Birmingham, MI 48009
Phone: 248-644-1800

Birmingham Public Schools
550 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009
Phone: 248-203-3000

Business Development and Professional Training

BirminghamBirmingham Bloomfield Chamber of Commerce
124 W. Maple Road, Birmingham, MI 48009
Phone: 248-644-1700

Automation Alley
2675 Bellingham, Troy, MI 48083
Phone: 248-457-3200

Troy Career Center
550 Stephenson Highway, Suite 400, Troy MI 48083
Phone: 248-823-5101 or 800-649-3777

Troy Michigan Works! provides convenient one-stop access to job training programs and career services at no charge. As one of nine electronically linked Oakland County Michigan Works! centers, it is funded by the Oakland County Workforce Development Board, L. Brooks Patterson, Oakland County Executive, and the Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Development. Troy Michigan Works! is a department of the Troy School District’s Division of Continuing Education.

Community Essentials

Baldwin Public Library
300 W. Merrill, Birmingham, MI 48009
Phone: 248-647-1700

Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center
1516 S. Cranbrook, Birmingham, MI 48009
Phone: 248-644-7904 

Birmingham Bloomfield City Orchestra
1592 Buckingham, Birmingham, MI 48009
Phone: 248-645-2276

Annual Art Birmingham
The two-day festival, which is hosted by the Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center and The Birmingham Bloomfield Chamber, features ceramics, hand-blown glass, painting, jewelry and wearable art.
Birmingham Historical Museum & Park
556 W. Maple Road, Birmingham, MI 48009
Phone: 248-642-2817

Birmingham Municipal Tennis Courts
2300 East Lincoln, Birmingham, MI 48009
(No phone reservations)

City of Birmingham Ice Sports Arena
2300 East Lincoln, Birmingham, MI
Phone 248-645-0731 or 248-645-0730

Community House
380 South Bates Street, Birmingham, MI 48009
Phone: 248-644-5832

The Michigan Photographic Historical Society
P.O. Box 2278, Birmingham MI 48012-2278
Email: info@miphs.org

Downtown Birmingham Principal Shopping District
798 North Old Woodward Avenue, Birmingham, MI 48009
Phone: 248-433-3550

Southeastern Oakland County Resource Recycling Authority (SOCRRA)
3910 W. Webster Road, Royal Oak, MI 48073
Phone: 248-288-5150

SOCRRA provides safe disposal of hazardous waste to a consortium of communities.