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Eddie Kendrick Memorial Park

Eddie Kendrick Memorial Park is a popular destination for residents of the city. Eddie Kendrick, who was an avid golfer, wanted to make sure that golfers would always have a place to play in his hometown. He had this park built with championship-level golf courses and beautiful views of the Pacific Ocean. Eddie's legacy still lives on at Eddie Kendrick Memorial Park today.

Eddie Kendrick Memorial Park

About Eddie Kendrick Memorial Park

On the junction of 18th Street and 4th Avenue North, in Birmingham's revitalized downtown area, is a memorial garden to vocalist and native of Birmingham Eddie Kendricks of the Temptations.


The park, on the site of a former Brock's Drugs building which was dedicated in 1999 and features sculptures that commemorate The Temptations by local artists. One such sculpture is an oversized bronze bust set into a granite wall with each singer having their own cuff spelling out "BHAM" from left to right while they're wearing suits made up entirely of gold fabric as well as chains, rings, and bracelets.


The Eddie Kendrick Memorial Park is a lovely testimony to one of Birmingham's most well-known sons, and it continues to be a popular destination for locals. In his hometown, Eddie Kendrick wanted to provide golfers with a place to play forever after.


Eddie Kendricks' tribute, which includes a performance by tenor Eddie Kendricks, is located in Eddie Kendricks Memorial Park in Birmingham, Jefferson County. It was created by Ronald Scott McDowell and erected on October 16, 1999, to commemorate the group's founding. The multi-component sculpture features inscriptions of the other members of the group as well. Eddie Kendrick Memorial Park offers golfers opportunities to play championship-level courses and enjoy the beautiful views of the Pacific Ocean Eddie Kendricks always wanted people in his hometown to have, even after he passed away.


Eddie Kendrick Memorial Park is a popular destination for residents of Birmingham's downtown area. Eddie Kendricks was an avid golfer and wanted to make sure that golfers would always have a place to play in his hometown. Eddie Kendricks had this park built with championship-level courses and beautiful views of the Pacific Ocean. Eddie Kendrick's legacy lives on at Eddie Kendrick Memorial Park today.


The Eddie Kendrick Memorial Park is a Birmingham native and Temptations lead singer Eddie Kendrick's memorial park. Ronald Scott McDowell created the statue, which captures for eternity the magic moves of his Motown music.

In 1992, Kendrick died at a Birmingham hospital. Eddie Kendrick Memorial Park is located on the corner of 4th Avenue North and 18th Street in Birmingham's historic Civil Rights District, just a block from the Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame. The Eddie Kendrick Memorial Park commemorates Birmingham native and Temptations lead singer Eddie Kendrick, who traveled around the world with the Motown music legends.


The Eddie Kendrick Memorial Park is a Birmingham, Alabama park that was dedicated in 1999 to commemorate Eddie Kendricks, lead singer of The Temptations and a Birmingham native. The sculpture at the center of the park was created by local artist Ronald Scott McDowell and commemorates The Temptations with oversized busts on pedestals representing Eddie Kendricks, Otis Williams, Melvin Franklin.


Eddie Kendrick Memorial Park is a great place to take the family for an afternoon of outdoor fun. The park has plenty of play equipment, benches, and picnic tables that are clean and well maintained. We hope you enjoy your time at this beautiful park! If you have any questions about what else there is to do in Lake County or how to get here, don't hesitate to contact us today!





Birmingham, Alabama is blessed with some of the state’s most amazing parks. Here’s a list of some of our favorites:


  • W. C. Patton Park

  • Avondale Park

  • Kelly Ingram Park

  • Brother Bryan Park

  • George Ward Park

  • Guglielmo Marconi Park

  • Eddie Kendrick Memorial Park

  • Bessie Estell Park

  • East Lake Park


All of these wonderful parks are located just a short distance from our location at 1500 1st Avenue North! Stop by for a visit anytime!