Council Urged To Approve 'Center City' Land Purchase

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

Center City Vote Faces Further Delays

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

Cordish Could Pull Out Of Center City

The future of the contentious Center City project in downtown Louisville is growing more uncertain. After the Metro Council postponed a vote Thursday to purchase land for the project, its developer, Cordish sent a letter to Mayor Abramson saying the inaction was unnecessary and other cities are waiting for projects similar to Center City.

Budget Committee Approves Center City Funds

After twice being tabled, an ordinance authorizing the purchase of land for Louisville’s Center City project has left committee. The measure will go before the full Metro Council next week. It gives the city the authority to spend several million dollars in bonds to purchase the so-called Water Company block downtown. The land would then… Continue reading Budget Committee Approves Center City Funds