West Main Street

West Main Street

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’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...

Louisville Food Cooperative invites public to help plan a Downtown-area grocery

Among the perennial concerns of Louisville urban dwellers is a lack of grocery stores in and around Downtown. But a group of citizens is...

As steel structure goes up, scaffolding coming down at 111 Whiskey...

Those giant diagonal supports propping up the burned-out facades of 111 Whiskey Row on West Main Street have become a familiar site, either as a...

Making Place: How Louisville is using tactical urbanism to rebuild civic...

"You can have a space, and even though it's vacant at the time, it can still have a life. It's still part of the...

Tour the Portland warehouse where Heine Bros. is moving its headquarters

On April 18, Heine Bros. Coffee revealed plans to locate its headquarters in a historic industrial building on the edge of the Portland neighborhood....

Old Forester shows off the charred aesthetic of its Main Street...

The inside of a freshly charred oak barrel must be a dark and moody place. It's within these grey, crackled walls, a clear spirit...

1619 Flux bridges the gap between Russell and Portland with art...

If you walk along West Main Street, you might not have ever noticed a humble concrete block warehouse set way back off the street...

You decide: Is Milwaukee building a clone of the KFC Yum!...

It sure looks like the architects behind Louisville's KFC Yum! Center are pushing a very similar design for a new arena for the Milwaukee...