In a surprise announcement Friday, Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer announced the city has received a $22 million federal grant to raze the historic Sheppard Square housing complex in the Smoketown neighborhood. The plan is to build a mixed-income neighborhood to replace the 67-year-old complex, which could take years but would invest $167 million in the… Continue reading Fischer: Sheppard Square to be Demolished
The project will bring 54 new low-income housing units to the Smoketown neighborhood over the next two years. St. Vincent De Paul director Ed Wnorowski says the housing will be open as it’s built.
An affordable-housing development in Louisville’s Shelby Park and Smoketown neighborhoods is being renovated with help from private donors and the federal stimulus package.