Purple Onion eyed for prominent corner in Lakeview

A prominent space in Lakeview could soon be home to a local restaurant chain.

Plans for a new Purple Onion Mediterranean restaurant at the former On Tap Sports Cafe were approved by the Birmingham Design Review Committee on Wednesday.

The property is located at 737 29th Street South.

Representatives of the Purple Onion did not immediately respond to request for comment or details about the timeline for opening.

Architect Robert Thompson presented the design plan to the Design Review Committee…

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