landmarks http://wfpl.org en First Landmarks Designation Hearing Since Changes http://wfpl.org/post/first-landmarks-designation-hearing-changes <p>Louisvilleā€™s Landmarks Commission will hold its first designation hearing next week since the city&nbsp;<a href="http://wfpl.org/post/council-overrides-fischer-landmarks-veto">changed the law regulating its landmarks process last month</a>.</p><p>The application, petition and fee have been submitted to list Cherokee Park's&nbsp;<a href="http://www.louisvilleky.gov/NR/rdonlyres/D9EE1E93-36A9-421A-86AF-A5F332B4FA87/0/HogansPavilionDesigstaffrpt.pdf">Hogan's Fountain Pavilion</a> as a new landmark, but not everyone is on board.</p> Mon, 17 Sep 2012 13:30:00 +0000 Devin Katayama 1676 at http://wfpl.org First Landmarks Designation Hearing Since Changes Council Passes Long-Debated Landmarks Ordinance http://wfpl.org/post/council-passes-long-debated-landmarks-ordinance <p>The Louisville Metro Council passed an ordinance changing the city&rsquo;s long-time landmarks process&nbsp;on a 16-7 vote Thursday night.</p><p><span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">Most council members agreed the ordinance is significantly improved from the nearly 40-year-old measure the city has been using, b</span>ut the controversial provision giving Metro Council a chance to overturn a Landmarks Commission decision has been debated since Councilman David Yates introduced the ordinance in February.</p> Fri, 27 Jul 2012 00:02:17 +0000 Devin Katayama 1142 at http://wfpl.org Council Expects to Vote Landmarks Ordinance From Committee Tuesday http://wfpl.org/post/council-expects-vote-landmarks-ordinance-committee-tuesday <p></p><p>Louisville Metro&rsquo;s Planning and Zoning Committee will consider two competing ordinances that change the city&rsquo;s landmarks process on Tuesday.</p><p>The current law requires landmarks to be declared through petitions and the city&rsquo;s appointed Landmarks Commission. Opponents of changing the longstanding ordinance argue &ldquo;if it&rsquo;s not broke, don&rsquo;t fix it.&rdquo; But several council members have sponsored an ordinance that has a major provision adamantly opposed by several in the preservation and historical communities.</p> Mon, 16 Jul 2012 14:00:00 +0000 Devin Katayama 1015 at http://wfpl.org