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Meet Your Neighbors and Find a Bargain!
Saturday, March 7
7 AM to 1 PM

Mobile's Largest
Yard Sale and
Mobile's Largest
Historic District

To download
and print a PDF
map showing all
the participating
houeholds just
Please note change: If you have a copy of this map printed PRIOR to March 3, please REMOVE 26 South Reed Avenue and ADD 1567 Luling Street. The map available for download today is correct.

Old Shell School
Developer Pace Burt's plans for the Old Shell School site and Urban Development's Staff Report fot the March 5 meeting of the Planning Commision can be downloaded from our News, Page 3.

Read or download our October newsletter with updated calendar on our News page.

Mailing List
If you wish to receive updates from the Old Dauphin Way Associaton, send us an email with your name and address. If you previously received updates, but they have stopped, you may have been cut because your mailing was repeatedly kicked back to us. Send it again, and we'll try again. It may be you need to make and adjustment to your SPAM filter to allow dauphinstreet@gmail.com through.

Lauren C. van der Bijl, Historic Preservation Consultant and Mobile native, returned to her hometown to work for the Historic Mobile Preservation Society just two years ago, and already her research has  changed course for the Oakleigh Museum.

Next General Meeting
At our next General Meeting, Ms. Van der Bijl will share her perspective on this year's homes in the HMPS Annual Home Tour (which starts the very next day) and discuss her work at the museum.
When: Thursday, March 12
Where: St.Mary Parrish's Seton Center,1413 Old Shell Road. Open to the public. Refreshments will be served.

Save Those Plants!
                       Don't toss those plants that
                       have overtaken your garden!
                       Pot them up for our Spring
                       Plant Swap on 10 AM, Saturday,
                       April 11. Details are here.

Have an Extra Working Fridge?
Central Presbyterian Church is expanding its Food Pantry and is in need of refrigerators. If you have a plain, old, working refrigerator, Central will pick it up. Contact Charles Storrs at cell (334) 208-0227

Pickets and plants. Details on our Beautification page.

In the News
                   The proposed I-10 bridge has a
                   website - and a logo.

Mayor Stimpson declares a "War On Litter"

Editorial regarding the Blue Creek Coal Terminal addition to be taken up by the Planning Commision on February 6.

The U.S. Department of Transportation is concerned about the huge increases in hazardous material shipments by rail and our aging infrastructure. http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/03/us/concern-over-safety-grows-as-more-oil-rides-the-rails.html?hp

Ghost bikes mark the deaths of two cyclists. http://blog.al.com/live/2013/10/memorial_ghost_bikes_appear_wh.html#incart_flyout_news

The Board of Ed has an offer for Old Shell School, but...
    3. Developer clarifies http://blog.al.com/live/2013/10/developer_interested_in_school.html#incart_river_default
    2. Sale tabled. http://blog.al.com/live/2013/10/historic_old_shell_road_school.html
    1. Back on track for sale. http://blog.al.com/live/2013/10/historic_old_shell_road_school.html

HMPS and Rhonda Davis part company http://blog.al.com/live/2013/10/historic_mobile_preservation_s.html#incart_river_default

Newsletter Online
You can read or download our October Newsletter here.

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