shotgun houses http://wfpl.org en Portland Shotgun House Chosen For Restoration Project http://wfpl.org/post/portland-shotgun-house-chosen-restoration-project <P>A home in Louisville’s Portland neighborhood has been chosen as the first for a restoration project aimed at preserving the city’s<A href="http://archives.wfpl.org/2011/11/25/preserving-louisvilles-shotgun-houses/"> iconic shotgun houses</A>.<p> <P>Shotguns, characterized by a long, rectangular floor plan, are a common sight in Louisville’s older neighborhoods, but many have fallen into disrepair.<p> <P>Preservation Louisville, Habitat for Humanity and New Directions Housing Corporation are teaming up for a restoration project called Save Our Shotguns.<p> <P>Preservation Louisville Execu Tue, 04 Sep 2012 20:22:50 +0000 Rick Howlett 1550 at http://wfpl.org Portland Shotgun House Chosen For Restoration Project