The Environmental Protection Agency has awarded thousands of dollars to Louisville Metro Government. The $400,000 will go toward evaluating potential hazardous waste and petroleum problems in the Park Hill industrial corridor southwest of downtown. Daniel Makela is a metro economic development officer. He hopes the money will encourage investors to redevelop the area in line… Continue reading Metro Awarded EPA Grant for Brownfields Assessment
The 2.5 million dollar renovation plan will turn parts of the area southwest of downtown into a green-industry corridor to attract environmentally friendly jobs and industries.
The plan calls for the 14 hundred acre area southwest of downtown to be made more environmentally friendly through infrastructure improvements and incentives to attract green-collar jobs.
An effort to reduce drug and alcohol abuse among young people in west Louisville’s Park Hill area is getting a financial boost from the federal government. A $625,000 grant will be administered by Louisville’s Center for Neighborhoods to involve schools, businesses, religious groups, police and others in an educational anti-drug initiative. Luther Brown leads a… Continue reading Funds Secured For West Louisville Anti-Drug Initiative
The city’s long-term effort to revitalize West Louisville’s Park Hill corridor may include art. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer reports. For years, abandoned industrial sites and vacant properties have featured prominently in the Park Hill neighborhood. It prompted the city to begin devising a masterplan last year to attract businesses. Initial discussions about the area’s many abandoned… Continue reading Public Art Gains Support for Revitalized Park Hill