Fourth Street Retail Plan Could Lead to Changes in Parking, Traffic

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 […]

With New Restaurant Planned for 4th Street Live, Calls for Downtown Retail Continue

The news that the former Borders bookstore building in 4th Street Live won’t be filled with another retail shop has come as a disappointment for many downtown boosters. The Borders space has been empty for months, and it’s up to the Baltimore-based Cordish Companies to find a tenant. Insider Louisville reports that the German restaurant […]

Fourth Street Live Tavern to Close, Another Bar Likely in Borders Space

A restaurant in Fourth Street Live is closing. The Red Star Tavern is being evicted for not paying rent. It will mark the second large vacancy in the development. The former Borders location has been empty since the company went bankrupt. All leases for Fourth Street Live are handled by the Baltimore-based Cordish Companies. A […]

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 […]

Fourth Street Retail Plan Awaits Approval

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 […]

Holland, Mayor’s Office Welcome New Development on Fourth Street

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 […]

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 […]