urbanism

Local News
2:14 pm
Fri March 7, 2014

Affordable Homes, Bees, Putt-Putt Among Finalists in Louisville Mayor's Vacant Lot Reuse Contest

  The Louisville Mayor's office has released a list of finalists in the competition to find new uses for vacant lots.

Two of the finalists from the permanent use category below will get $15,000 each and ownership of a vacant lot. Two more from the interim category will get $4,000 and a yearlong lease on a lot.

Here is the list of finalists, from the mayor's office:

Permanent use project category

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Local News
7:00 am
Sun July 14, 2013

What Are Louisvillians Saying They Want for the City?

When Metro Government first began collecting public input on the city's 25-year plan, dubbed Vision Louisville, the Mayor's spokesman said suggestions about public transit (light rail, better bus service) were among the most popular.

Based on the suggestions the city has collected online, that seems to be the case.

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Local News
11:56 am
Wed September 26, 2012

New York Times Calls Downtown Bridge Plan "Out of Step"

Louisville's annual IdeaFestival draws top thinkers to the city. Ideally, it gets people talking about the city as well. This year's festival did just that, but the most recent chatter isn't entirely flattering.

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Local News
4:24 pm
Tue September 25, 2012

New Nonprofit Focuses on City Issues, Urbanism

As the world's population becomes increasingly urbanized, a new nonprofit has been formed to make sure Louisville handles the changes appropriately.

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