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Local News
5:16 pm
Wed June 4, 2014

New York Times Looks at Downtown Louisville Development

Construction on the Hilton Garden Inn on Fourth Street.
Credit Joseph Lord/WFPL News

Downtown Louisville's hotel projects are getting national attention.

Today's New York Times looks at the city's ongoing construction work, noting projects such as the Hilton Garden Inn on Fourth Street,  Hotel NuLu and Aloft. 

In the piece "Waking Up Louisville's Downtown," The Times notes:

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Local News
12:09 pm
Wed November 6, 2013

Louisville Developers Announce Another Downtown Hotel—This One 'Funky' And 'Hip'

Mayor Greg Fischer helps announce the $22 million eight-story development Aloft Hotel.

Louisville developers plan to build a new hotel downtown that will offer an upscale, modern option for people visiting the area.

“It's funky, its hip, its cool and its upscale,” says developer Steve Poe, whose company will lead the project.

Aloft Hotels is a brand of Starwood Hotels and was launched in 2008 but are now located in 14 countries, officials say. The eight-story Louisville hotel will have 175 rooms and will be located on First and Main streets across from Whiskey Row.

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