Economic Feasibility Study Planned for Iroquois Park Corridor

Government and community leaders are moving forward with an economic feasibility study of the Iroquois Park corridor in south Louisville. Five members of the Metro Council have pooled $14,000 dollars from their respective Neighborhood Development Funds to help pay for the study. It will be commissioned by the Southwest Dream Team community group. The council […]

Study Sought For South Louisville’s Colonial Gardens Building

Five members of the Louisville Metro Council want to spend $15,000 from their neighborhood development funds to help pay for an economic feasibility study for the Colonial Gardens building in south Louisville. The structure at New Cut Road and Kenwood Drive next to Iroquois Park has been vacant since 2004. Vince Jarboe, president of the […]

Colonial Gardens Receives Landmark Designation

The Louisville Metro Landmarks Commission has granted local landmark status to the old Colonial Gardens building in south Louisville. Some nearby residents asked for the designation after a group of developers proposed tearing down the 106 year old stucture to make way for a commercial center. Louisville Historic Preservation Officer Richard Jett says any future […]

Colonial Gardens Decision Postponed

A decision that could affect the future of a century-old building in south Louisville has been delayed to allow for further negotiations. Some local residents asked the Louisville Metro Landmarks Commission to declare the old Colonial Gardens complex a local landmark.   Developers, who say it’s too expensive to renovate, want to tear it down and […]

Hearing Set For Colonial Gardens Landmark Request

The Louisville Metro Landmarks Commission will hold a public hearing Tuesday night on a landmark designation request for the vacant Colonial Gardens complex in south Louisville. The structure was built in 1902 at the corner of New Cut Road and Kenwood Drive, adjacent to Iroquois Park. Over the years it has operated as a beer garden, […]