Gus Ballard's Germantown backyard in 1996. (Courtesy Lawrence Harris)
Gus Ballard's Germantown backyard in 1996. (Courtesy Lawrence Harris)
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Louisville is a little less weird without Gus Ballard’s Germantown backyard folk-art installation. Photographer Lawrence Harris documented the alleyway spectacle in 1996. The collection of anything and everything no longer exists. Anyone have more details? (Via Kaintuck.)

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Branden Klayko

Branden Klayko

Founder and Editor at Broken Sidewalk
Branden founded Broken Sidewalk in 2008 while practicing architecture in Louisville. He continued the site for seven years while living in New York City, returning to Louisville in 2016. Branden is a graduate of the College of Architecture at Washington University in St. Louis, and has covered architecture, design, and urbanism for The Architect's Newspaper, Designers & Books, Inhabitat, and the American Institute of Architects.
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  1. Am in Philly for the weekend and wandered thru something similar, phillymagicgardens.org . Am disappointed I never had a chance to see in Louisville.

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