The renderings for the new 8,500-seat, $64 million ballpark in downtown Birmingham (AL) for the Double-A Birmingham Barons (Southern League) have been unveiled (see below). Approval was also given on Wednesday to begin demolition of structures on the final block and a half needed for the new stadium. Groundbreaking took place on February 2, with construction expected to take 12-14 months. The ballpark is scheduled to open in April 2013. Read more here. Thanks to John Cerone for the link.