Wayside to Hold 'House Blessing' for Former Hotel Louisville

Wayside Christian Mission will hold a ‘house blessing’ tomorrow evening for its new facility at the old Hotel Louisville at Second and Broadway. Spokesperson Nina Moseley says it will include prayers from a number of area ministers and the organization’s founder. Moseley says Wayside settling in to run its women and families’ shelter there, even […]

Homeless Persons Memorial Day Marked In Louisville

Dozens of people gathered on the steps of Metro Hall on a cold Monday afternoon to remember those who died homeless in Louisville over the past year. Maria Price of the St. John Center read the names of the 27 homeless men and women who passed away in Louisville since Christmas Day of 2008. They […]

Wayside/JCTC Talks Continue

Officials with Wayside Christian Mission and the Jefferson Community and Technical College are still trying to reach an agreement on the future of the former Hotel Louisville property. Wayside purchased the hotel at auction earlier this year. JCTC wanted to purchase the property then, but hadn’t yet gotten approval from the General Assembly. JCTS spokesperson […]

Wayside Waits for OK To Move

Wayside Christian Mission wants move into its new property at 2nd and Broadway, but is waiting for the go-ahead from the Metro Planning and Design Division. The homeless shelter sent a letter last week to the division, asking for a clarification as to whether the shelter can operate at the property, which is zoned commercial. […]

Zoning Board to Reconsider Homeless Shelter Decision

The Louisville Metro Board of Zoning and Adjustment decided today it will reconsider an earlier decision that required Metro Council action before Wayside Christian Mission could move its women and families shelter. The homeless shelter has been searching for a new location since it sold its East Market property.  It has to be moved by […]

Wayside Purchases Building on Broadway

Louisville’s Wayside Christian Mission has a new home for its women and families shelter. The mission purchased a former Holiday Inn on Broadway in a foreclosure auction yesterday. Wayside Christian Mission tried to renovate its current East Market campus, but met neighborhood opposition. It also encountered opposition with the attempted purchase of the Mercy Academy […]