Preservation Louisville’s Top 10 List of Most Endangered Places

May 21, 2015

Louisville preservationists on Thursday released their annual list of endangered places in and around the city. Read Story

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Preservationists Get 30 Days to Save Old Louisville Water Co. Building

May 21, 2015

The two-story building, which housed the Louisville Water Co. from 1910 to 1998, is one of two historic structures remaining on the block slated for the major Omni Hotel development in the coming years. Read Story

More Bike Lanes and More Parking Coming to Downtown Louisville

April 29, 2015

Fresh striping on two seven-block strips of downtown Louisville street will bring more room for bikes and parking in the coming weeks. Read Story

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Weeks After Start of Demolition, What’s Left of Two Downtown Louisville Structures Remains

April 28, 2015

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer said the heap of bricks, twisted metal and asbestos lining the sidewalk along Third Street near Muhammad Ali Boulevard is safer than the structures that had stood at the site for nearly a century. Read Story

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Louisville Preservationists Launch Petition to Support Water Co. Block Buildings

April 27, 2015

Hundreds of residents have expressed support for the preservation of two historic buildings on a block in downtown Louisville slated for a major development. Read Story

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Louisville Makes Push To Decrease Pedestrian Deaths

April 16, 2015

Louisville's rate of pedestrian fatalities per 100,000 residents is 2.57, according to data provided by the city. That rate is higher than the national rate of 2.33 pedestrian deaths per 100,000 residents, Fischer said. Read Story

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The Resurgence of Fourth and Muhammad Ali, Downtown Louisville’s ’100 Percent Corner’

April 16, 2015

"Three strikingly good events have occurred in recent days, and it gives me great pleasure to celebrate them," commentator Keith Runyon writes. Read Story

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Preservationists Hope Not All Is Lost For Louisville’s Water Company Block

April 14, 2015

For nearly a century, what's now a heap of bricks, twisted metal and glass made up the façades of the Morrissey Parking Garage and the Falls City Theater Company building in downtown Louisville. Read Story

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Louisville is Attracting Young Residents at Among the Highest Rates in the U.S.

April 1, 2015

In the years when the economy started recovering from the Great Recession, Louisville had the third-greatest influx of people ages 30 to 34 among large metro areas in the U.S., according to a recently released study by the Census Bureau. Read Story

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Jobs Are Moving Beyond Louisville Residents’ Typical Commutes, Report Says

March 30, 2015

The number of jobs within Louisville area residents' typical commute distances decreased 11 percent from 2000 to 2012, according to a report released this month by the Brookings Institution. Read Story

Proposal to Add Development Restrictions in NuLu Wins Louisville Council Committee Approval

March 17, 2015

More than 10 blocks in the NuLu neighborhood just east of downtown Louisville along Market Street is on track to become the city's next "overlay district." Read Story

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Who Is Supposed to Shovel Louisville’s TARC Stops? (It Might Be You.)

March 4, 2015

Louisville sidewalks spent a good deal of the past couple weeks covered in snow or ice—that includes many of the Transit Authority of River City's 4,800 bus stops throughout the metro area. Read Story

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What’s the State of Downtown Louisville? Here Are Takeaways From Tuesday’s Presentation

February 10, 2015

The presentation covered these and other issues—such as education, employment and transportation—that can have lasting impacts on residents' quality of life. Read Story

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The ‘Preferred’ Plan to Redesign Lexington Road Has Drawn Concerns From Residents

January 21, 2015

The city's preferred design for a reconfigured Lexington Road corridor includes lane reductions, sidewalk improvement and a 12-foot-wide cycle track—and critics and supporters, too. Read Story