He continued to become more invested in the community and served on local boards where he active in city affairs. During that time, he also opened The Trade Palace, now known as the Corner Office, at 123-125 North Side Square. Back then, North Side Square was known as Exchange Row. The building was co-owned at the time by Robert and his friend Morris Bernstein happily co-owned the building after purchasing it in 1867 for $4,750.
A recent article on Al.com shared an exciting statistic. Huntsville is officially on track to be the largest city in Alabama within two years. This is an incredible achievement and testament to the ingenuity, entrepreneurial spirit, and supportive community that calls the Rocket City home.
With growth comes development, and progress is visible all over our city. The skyline of Downtown Huntsville is dotted with cranes, signaling more businesses on the way.