Downtown

Downtown

West Main short on residents, critical in shaping Louisville’s urban identity

Last Fall, I was asked by real estate publication Curbed which street in Louisville was the most culturally significant. I wondered about Bardstown Road...

Louisville becoming a more bike friendly city, but has room for...

(Editor’s Note: As you’ve likely noticed, Broken Sidewalk has been sidelined for several months. Last Spring, I was diagnosed with Leukemia and immediately went...

Louisville’s first parklet debuts at IdeaFestival, headed for Portland restaurant

On Friday, September 16, the world celebrated Park(ing) Day 2016, a single day where individuals and groups take over parallel parking spaces, transforming them...

Neckdowns, rain garden make crossing First Street safer for pedestrians

If you're walking along First Street in Downtown, be sure to check out a new streetscape at First and Gray streets, currently awaiting its...

Louisville’s bike share system delayed another year till 2017

Louisville will have to wait another year for its planned bike share system. While the city's bike and pedestrian department, Bike Louisville, continues to...

Bike Louisville on where you might see the city’s next bike...

Bike Louisville is busy building the city's bike network into a connected grid of bike lanes and neighborways that will help Louisville cyclists better...

That time the Courier-Journal proposed bombing Downtown Louisville

On June 29, 1955, the Courier-Journal published an editorial accompanied by a photo of Rotterdam after it was destroyed by bombs during World War II....

Meeting planned to discuss Methadone clinic proposed in Downtown Louisville

Baymark Healthcare has proposed renovating 10,000 square feet of a two-story structure at 708 Magazine Street in Downtown Louisville into a methadone clinic. Barmark's...

To the moon and back: Louisville’s sky-high problem with Vehicle Miles...

One of the two main goals of the Move Louisville plan, the city's 20-year transportation plan, is to reduce the number of miles people drive each...