Former Museum Plaza Site Begins Restoration

Restoration on the former Museum Plaza project site begins this week. Louisville Metro Public Works has coordinated with project developers on a plan that will reopen 7th Street at River Road. Over the next six weeks crews will be cleaning the area and clearing the two former construction sites. This includes the Science Center Parking […]

Harrods Creek Community Gets Grant for Erosion

The Harbor at Harrods Creek received a grant of $562,000 and will begin construction next week to fight erosion in the eastern Louisville community. “It’s eroding the shore line toward the homes. So it’s a matter if time, if not already, where you’re going to have erosion of foundations. It’s pretty close. There’re some of […]

Museum Plaza Failure Highlights Council’s Taxpayer Protections

Early Monday morning, the developers behind the Museum Plaza project in downtown Louisville called it quits. Craig Greenberg, Steve Wilson, Laura Lee Brown and Steve Poe sent a letter to Governor Steve Beshear and Mayor Greg Fischer saying they couldn’t build the tower. Several years, millions of dollars and hundreds of headlines had been dedicated […]

Developers Cancel Museum Plaza

The proposed Museum Plaza project in downtown Louisville has been canceled. The tower at 6th and Main streets would’ve been the tallest building in Kentucky. It was put on hold three years ago when the developers could not find a suitable bond deal to finance the project. Hope for the $490 million project was renewed […]

HUD Letter Renews Hope For Museum Plaza Loan

The state applied for the loan through the Department of Housing and Urban Development, which uses private investments to help finance projects that will benefit multiple communities. Congressman John Yarmuth says he recently received a letter from HUD officials that said they were optimistic the loan could be arranged.