Shelby Park

Shelby Park

Rail Corridor Area-Wide Plan will help shape the future of Germantown...

Fifty-plus years ago, the urban core of Louisville was home to a thriving manufacturing economy. From mattresses to soap to pipe organs, local factories provided...

A Quick Look Back at Light Rail in Louisville

A few readers were discussing Louisville's old light rail proposal circa 2002 called Transportation Tomorrow (T2), so I decided to post the old renderings...

Lost Louisville: Van Camp Building on Shelby Street

On August 1st, we took a look at the old Ash Street Station / Hartstern Grocery that was recently destroyed by fire, but across...

Architects to host Home Tour September 19th

This Sunday, the Central Kentucky Chapter of the American Institute of Architects is hosting a tour of seven homes designed or renovated by local...

Let’s Get Rid Of Some Urban Billboards

GOOD magazine recently published its Guide to Better Neighborhoods including one section on billboard removal. They present a series of steps residents and neighborhood...
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Video: More On The Chickens Of Possibility City

http://i.cdn.turner.com/cnn/.element/apps/cvp/3.0/swf/cnn_416x234_embed.swf?context=embed&videoId=us/2009/12/26/ky.urban.chickens.wave After reporting on December 17 about two lost chickens in Nulu, readers wrote in to proclaim their love of urban chickens. It seems the...

Emoticon House And A Historic Relative

Back in July, we pointed out Shelby Park's "Emoticon House" covered in a modern facade that simplified the house into a simple typable shape...

Planting Seeds Of Growth In Shelby Park

An historic mixed-use commercial building has been fully renovated in the Shelby Park neighborhood. Oak Seed, a local company dedicated to restoration of buildings...

Building Stares Blankly On Logan Street

This structure on Logan Street seems to be staring off forlornly with a look of blank astonishment. When I stumbled across it a while...