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Louisville in an Evening

Life has recently taken me to Louisville. The largest city in Kentucky and the county seat of Jefferson County, Louisville’s early beginnings was centered around the commerce and industry along the Ohio River. Today, it is much diverse, known more for its Kentucky Derby, Louisville Slugger and its ever-expanding urban growth…

Major Tenant Quits Centrepointe

Engineering firm Stantec announced that it would no longer be a part of the Centrepointe development in downtown Lexington, Kentucky. Stantec, locally based, had planned to consolidate its two offices and move its 200 employees to Centrepointe. That deal was vacated on November 17 due to continued delays in the mixed-use development that will..

Louisville Botanical Gardens Master Plan Unveiled

Botanica is set to unveil plans for the Waterfront Botanical Gardens, a proposed 23-acre park located at River Road and Frankfort Avenue in Louisville, Kentucky. Projected to open in 2019, the gardens may draw more than 100,000 visitors a year. The site of the Waterfront Botanical Gardens was formerly a landfill that..

Apartment Rentals at AT580 Strong

Want to live in the still-not-finished AT580 in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio? Well, over 20% of the apartments have been leased and some of the units will not be completed until March. Formerly known as the 580 Building and the Southern Ohio Bank Building, AT580 is located along East 6th Street between Main..

Inside 845 Monmouth

The corner of East 9th and Monmouth streets in historic downtown Newport, Kentucky is still sleepy. The one-story building, originally faced with white stucco and flanked by a red tile sub-roof, was home to an El Rico drugstore. Banks later occupied the building, including National City, ending with a check..

Catlettsburg National Bank Demolition

CATLETTSBURG, Ky. (July 28, 2014) – The Catlettsburg National Bank Building, located in Catlettsburg, Kentucky, suffered a facade collapse that led to its emergency demolition yesterday evening. The Catlettsburg National Bank Building was constructed in 1885 in the late Victorian architectural style for the Catlettsburg National Bank. Built during the boom-town days of..

Morris Building Fire

HUNTINGTON, W.Va., (July 28, 2014) – A fire Sunday morning at the Morris Building in downtown Huntington, West Virginia began in an old elevator shaft that raged for several hours before being contained. It is not clear what started the fire or how extensive the damage was, but aerial inspections..

Rebranding Victorian Square

Victorian Square has historically been a struggling shopping and office center in downtown Lexington, Kentucky. Located across the street from the Lexington Center and Rupp Arena and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the inner-connected buildings have never struck a chord with shoppers or workers and has been either underutilized..

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