William Dargue A History of BIRMINGHAM Places & Placenames from A to Y
B5/ B12 - Grid reference SP082862
First record: c2006
A name coined in the early 21st century for 'Media Quarter' around The Custard Factory in Deritend/ Digbeth; Lower East Side is one of New York's artistically creative districts. It remains to be seen whether the name will last.
The Custard Factory photographed by Steve Cadman and used from Flickr under Creative Commons Licence Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Generic.
William Dargue 04.04.2009
For 19th-century Ordnance Survey maps of Birmingham go to British History Online.