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West End Walmart can proceed after judge dismisses lawsuit challenging rezoning

Walmart will build an exurban supercenter at the intersection of 18th Street, Dixie Highway, and Broadway. Last week, Jefferson Circuit Judge Olu Stevens dismissed...

Demo Watch: Here are 50 more buildings that are about to...

It's been 84 days since our last Demo Watch roundup, where we recounted a troubling number of shotgun houses meeting the wrecking ball. Today's Demo...

No vacant property is an island: Geographies of vacancy in Louisville...

The last several years of local politics in Louisville have seen a dramatic increase in the attention paid to the West End. From the...

#NabeDerby Round Two: Competition heats up as more Louisville neighborhoods square...

The first round of the 2015 Broken Sidewalk Neighborhood Derby pitted some of the strongest neighborhoods against each other for an epic first round of voting....

Demo Watch: Shotgun houses dominate the latest batch of demolitions across...

We don't go into detail here on Broken Sidewalk on the vast majority of demolitions that take place around the city. We stick to...

The Other Problem With Walmart: Studies show the mega-retailer thrives on...

(Editor's Note: At this very moment, the Louisville Board of Zoning Adjustments (BOZA) is hearing Walmart's case for variances to allow it to build...

#LouCityReads: Walmart can do better, like this project in Chicago’s Bronzeville...

The West End Walmart is already feeling like a foregone conclusion despite its upcoming variance hearing at the Board of Zoning Adjustments (BOZA) on March 2....

Place matters: Data suggests the West End Walmart will hold Louisville...

As the fallout from the recent Louisville Metro Planning Commission meeting continues to settle, it’s worth taking a close look at what the planned West...

Up In Smoke: The whole story behind the Louisville Metro Planning...

On Thursday, January 29, the Louisville Metro Planning Commission voted 8 to 1 to grant waivers exempting a Walmart Supercenter—proposed just a mile outside the traditional bounds...