Africatown Welcome Center Needs Your Vision

Mobile Rundown Staff

The Africatown Welcome Center is in the works, and guess what? 

The City of Mobile and its awesome design team want YOUR feedback on the design! 

Yup, they’re cooking up a central hub where visitors can take in Africatown’s history.

It’s also meant to highlight the last slave ship, Clotida. 

Africatown Welcome Center Needs Your Vision

Your opinions matter. 

They’ve already picked a design concept based on what you had to say in the past. 

Now, they’re eager to know what you think about the building’s exterior finishes, wall covering, and all those nitty-gritty design details. 

Ready to share your thoughts? 

There’s a second community survey open until August 11, 2023.

You can find it here

Local stakeholders and Africatown community members, this is your chance to be heard and contribute to the design process. 

Got questions? Holla at them! 

Just shoot an email over to 

And if you want updates, they’re just one text away.

Send MOBILEAFRICATOWNWC to 91896, and you’re in the loop! 

Let’s make this Welcome Center an absolute stunner, reflecting the area’s vibrant history and future plans. 

The City and design crew are all about community inclusion, so dust off your design chops and let them know what you think.

The final design is set to come together later this year!

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