Branden Klayko

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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.
(Editor's Note: This post has been updated to include information from Metro Louisville submitted after our press deadline. Addition highlighted in yellow below.) Set your Tardis for Sunday, June 14, 1903 at the corner of Seventh Street and Kentucky Street in...
There's never been a better time to switch to TARC. Beginning June 1, all 227 TARC buses will be equipped with free WiFi hotspots so riders can surf the web rather than dodge other drivers. (We know you'll all...
It's finally happening! Louisville's long-awaited bike share program now has a name, sponsors, and a launch date. Mayor Greg Fischer, Bike Louisville's Rolf Eisinger, and other officials announced the phase one launch this month. Louisville's system will be called,...
This city is just your type. Typography is all around us, hiding in plain sight. The color and precise fonts used for street signs has been studied and tweaked for decades, the whimsical lettering of murals brings an artistic flair...
A couple weeks ago, we took a look at the public art installation to be built beneath the Ninth Street interchange of Interstate 64. Designed by a team led by Philadelphia's Interface Studio Architecture (ISA), The Louisville Knot seeks to...
The Vue at Third has now completely replaced the former Barrington Place Apartments at Third Street and Guthrie Street with a modern, updated look. The Downtown apartment tower dating to 1962 when it opened as the Trinity Towers (hence the crosses...
Just a standard construction update. Kindred Healthcare's suburban-style addition to its Fourth Street and Broadway campus is moving right along. The six story building built of steel with poured concrete floors long ago reached its final height, 97 feet, and...
It's being described by officials as "an innovative new pilot project in Downtown Louisville," a "cutting edge initiative," and "a brand new way to deal with old solid, surface paved parking lots." It's hailed as a major step forward...
The concrete underground parking garage and first two floors of the Main & Clay Apartments have been finished and construction crews have switched to wood construction for the remaining five floors. Located at the northwest corner of East Main...