Alleys

Finding hidden density in the Highlands

Sometimes you've got to get creative when developing in the Highlands. That's the idea behind a proposal for five new apartments in a three...

Evolving alley architecture tells the rich history of the Cherokee Triangle

Architecturally, the historic alley structures in the Cherokee Triangle range from utilitarian frame structures to formal, brick buildings. As modes of transportation have changed...

Bike Louisville implementing Neighborways, a city-wide bike boulevard system

“Could you be mine? Would you be mine? Won’t you be my neighbor?” -Mr. Rogers Consider a map of Louisville with the major streets and...

Germantown according to Gus Ballard

Louisville is a little less weird without Gus Ballard's Germantown backyard folk-art installation. Photographer Lawrence Harris documented the alleyway spectacle in 1996. The collection...

Can East Market Get Any Better? Joe Ley Thinks So

Joe Ley, owner of Joe Ley Antiques on East Market Street, has already announced his intentions to improve his property and add to the...

Joe Ley Looks To The Future Of East Market Street

Just days after declaring that Nulu has officially "landed," there's another sign that the neighborhood east of Downtown is poised to grow. Joe Ley Antiques...

Urban Wonders: Canyon Vistas On Louisville’s Alleys

A well-defined city street, whether a wide avenue or narrow alley, with a proper urban edge and buildings lined up in a row can create...

Cabbage Patch Expansion Well Under Way in Old Louisville

The Cabbage Patch Settlement House just south of Central Park on 6th Street in Old Louisville has dug itself into a hole. An extensive...

Kraemer Paper Building Slowly Rotting Away

The Kraemer Paper Building on Clay Street between Jefferson Street and Market Street has been slowly crumbling over the last few years. The building...