The Louisville Downtown Development Corporation is considering various adjustments to South 4th Street to make the area a retail hub. The organization hopes to recruit small and local businesses to set up in the two blocks of 4th Street north of Broadway. A loan program and a study showing high potential for retail downtown could… Continue reading Fourth Street Retail Plan Could Lead to Changes in Parking, Traffic
The plan to turn south 4th Street in Louisville into a retail hub is awaiting final approval from the Downtown Development Corporation. The plan was first unveiled at a public meeting last week. It outlines how the two blocks between Broadway and Muhammad Ali Boulevard could be modified to host dozens of independent or local… Continue reading Fourth Street Retail Plan Awaits Approval
An east Market Street developer says the Downtown Development Corporation’s plans for refurbishing south 4th Street will not conflict with the budding NuLu neighborhood. At last Monday’s meeting on the DDC’s plans to attract new, small retailers to 4th Street between Broadway and Muhammad Ali Boulevard, several attendees asked whether the businesses would compete with… Continue reading Holland, Mayor’s Office Welcome New Development on Fourth Street
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… Continue reading Downtown Development Corporation Unveils Plans for New Retail District
Blue would have final approval over any sale. He has repeatedly said that if anyone wants to save the structures, purchasing them from him is the best option.
Margaret Handmaker most recently worked with the Downtown Development Corporation. She will lead the city’s economic development department for six months, or until a permanent director has been found.
More cities are investing in directional signage and some companies are refining how they label products. An expert on the subject speaks Thursday in Louisville. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer has more. Joel Katz is a designer speaking at U of L’s Cressman Center for Visual Art, and consults cities and companies on information design and direction or… Continue reading Sign Design Important to Cities, Says Designer