Economic Feasibility Study Planned for Iroquois Park Corridor

Government and community leaders are moving forward with an economic feasibility study of the Iroquois Park corridor in south Louisville. Five members of the Metro Council have pooled $14,000 dollars from their respective Neighborhood Development Funds to help pay for the study. It will be commissioned by the Southwest Dream Team community group. The council […]

Uncertain Future for Iroquois Amphitheater

Since 1938, the Iroquois Amphitheater’s history has included periods of neglect and success. The latter includes a nearly $9 million renovation eight years ago. Now, the economy has driven its major user — Music Theater Louisville — to perform at the Kentucky Center. That and other factors make an uncertain future for the amphitheater. WFPL’s […]

Windstorm-Felled Trees Could Invite Invasives in Parks

Last week’s windstorm thrashed more than power lines. It tossed debris across city parks and took down hundreds of trees. Now, with new clearings and sunny spots, the parks are more vulnerable than ever to invasive species. WFPL’s Kristin Espeland reports.

Hearing Set For Colonial Gardens Landmark Request

The Louisville Metro Landmarks Commission will hold a public hearing Tuesday night on a landmark designation request for the vacant Colonial Gardens complex in south Louisville. The structure was built in 1902 at the corner of New Cut Road and Kenwood Drive, adjacent to Iroquois Park. Over the years it has operated as a beer garden, […]