Birmingham was established as a manufacturing-based local economy, but has transitioned over time into a quaint Michigan village. Situated halfway between the cities of Detroit and Pontiac, Birmingham’s residents enjoy easy access to major freeways.
As one of the Midwest’s premiere shopping districts, Birmingham attracts people from across the region. Cultural activities abound, including the Birmingham Historical Museum and Park, Birmingham/Bloomfield Symphony Orchestra and multiple art centers. With golf courses, tennis courts, baseball and soccer fields, playgrounds, bike paths, wooded trails and over 20 parks, Birmingham offers plenty of outdoor amenities.
Residents enjoy annual community events, such as a summer concert series, In the Park, the Birmingham Village Fair and the Hometown Parade. The Birmingham real estate market offers a number of different housing options to accommodate all lifestyles, including single-family homes, apartments and larger, more affluent residences.