Kentucky state government has granted an extension to the Baltimore-based Cordish Company to develop its Center City project adjacent to 4th Street Live in downtown Louisville. But city officials say the extension is not a sign that the project is in distress.
Louisville Metro Councilman Hal Heiner says he’s disappointed with Attorney General Jack Conway’s opinion on the mayor’s economic development powers.
Louisville area preservationists want four buildings on the proposed Center City site to be declared historical landmarks.
Now that the Louisville Metro Council has released $12.2 million for the purchase of the so-called Water Company block, the city is moving ahead on plans for Center City.
After two postponements and months of negotiations, the Louisville Metro Council has approved the purchase of land for the Center City project.
Some Louisville business and civic leaders are urging the Metro Council to approve the final land purchase for the proposed Center City project downtown. A resolution to buy the so-called Water Block and lease it to the Cordish Company to extend the Fourth Street Live complex has been held up in the council amid concerns… Continue reading Council Urged To Approve 'Center City' Land Purchase
After two postponments, the Louisville Metro Council is scheduled to vote this week on a resolution to purchase the final piece of property for the proposed Center City project downtown. But first the council wants some changes made to the development agreement between the mayor’s office and Cordish Company, which wants to expand its Fourth… Continue reading Council Vote On 'Center City' Scheduled This Week
A Louisville Metro Council vote to purchase land for the Center City project will likely be postponed again. The Council first postponed the vote two weeks ago so a work group could come up with revisions to the city’s development deal with the Baltimore-based Cordish Company. Under the current deal, the city will buy the… Continue reading Center City Vote Faces Further Delays
Louiville Mayor Jerry Abramson says he’s not sure what the future holds for the proposed Center City entertainment district.
The project’s developer, Baltimore-based Cordish, has made some concessions on how many jobs they will create, where some of those workers will come from and how much they will build, but they still haven’t signed anything holding them to their promise to invest between $200 and $450 million in the entertainment district.