Developers Finish Liberty Green’s First For-Sale Homes

Construction is complete on the first for-sale dwellings in the new Liberty Green development between East Muhammad Ali and Jefferson Street downtown. Mayor Greg Fischer joined developer Bill Weyland of City Properties to unveil eight new units of various sizes, two of which have been sold. The prices of the units range from $100,000 to […]

DDC Close to Finalizing 4th Street Plan; Clock, Birthday Park Possible Attractions

Louisville’s Downtown Development Corporation could finalize a plan to bring more retail to south 4th Street this week. The plan was first introduced last month. It outlines how the DDC can bring in new anchor businesses to the area between Broadway and Muhammad Ali Boulevard, then fill the areas in between with smaller shops. It’s […]

Downtown Development Corporation Unveils Plans for New Retail District

The Louisville Downtown Development Corporation says it will take four new retail anchors and a bevy of small or independent businesses to revitalize south 4th Street. The DDC unveiled its proposal for turning the blocks between Muhammad Ali Boulevard and Broadway into a shopping district tonight at the Seelbach Hotel. While the Seelbach and the […]

Plans for Downtown Retail Will Be Unveiled Tonight

The Louisville Downtown Development Corporation will hold a public meeting tonight to discuss development plans for south 4th Street downtown. Since January, the DDC has commissioned studies on the potential for the area between 4th Street Live and Broadway. About one third of the storefronts in the area are vacant, according to the DDC. And […]

Bullitt County Church Unhappy With Development

A Bullitt County church was able to delay a vote on Tuesday to approve a large development project in its neighborhood. Members from Bardstown Junction Baptist Church filled the Bullitt County Courthouse, which approved a resolution to postpone a vote on whether to allow Red Rock Developments to develop a two-million square foot project nearby. […]

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 […]

Residential Plans for Jeffersonville Canal Change, Buyout Talks Continue

Plans for a canal through Jeffersonville, Indiana have been finalized. The canal is designed to reduce flooding and river pollution during rainstorms. City officials also hope to spur economic development around the canal, and they have released a final plan for the commercial and residential spaces that will surround it. Project manager Peggy Duffy says […]

Hearing on Attempt to Delay Whiskey Row Destruction is This Week

A federal judge will hear arguments this week over whether to further delay the demolition of the Whiskey Row buildings in downtown Louisville. Through an agreement between Mayor Greg Fischer and developer Todd Blue, the strip of buildings could’ve been destroyed as early as today. Preservationists fought the deal and last week they filed for […]

Preservationists Cheer Delay of Whiskey Row Demolition

Preservationists have won a small victory in the fight to save the Whiskey Row buildings in downtown Louisville. Under an agreement between the buildings’ owner, Todd Blue, and Metro Government, the strip could’ve been razed as early as Monday. But that’s been blocked so a judge can hear arguments on Wednesday over whether to push […]