Streetscapes

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...

Shifting Ground: The building and rebuilding of Louisville at Fourth and...

In June 2015, city officials cut the ribbon on a new street in Downtown Louisville—Guthrie Street. For half a century, a half-block of Guthrie...

Warnock Street proposed to become University Boulevard—but who was Warnock?

It's no secret that the University of Louisville has been steadily remaking the streetscapes around its campus into something very university branded. There's a lot...

Progress Report: New development is helping South Fourth Street shed its...

It is not unreasonable to say that urban Louisville is currently going through one of the most profound periods of change in its modern...

Complete streets with inclusive design: What it’s like to navigate the...

“...(P)aralyzed limbs may not particularly limit a person’s mobility as much as attitudinal and physical barriers. The question centers on ‘normality’. What, it is...

There used to be a fort at Fort Nelson Park: The...

We're all familiar with Fort Nelson Park in Downtown Louisville at West Main Street and Seventh Street. It's a manicured pocket park in the...

Much more than a streetscape upgrade needed along Old Louisville’s Oak...

This July, officials gathered on Fourth and Oak streets in Old Louisville to launch a streetscape improvement project three years in the making that...

All in a day’s work: Smoketown’s Preston Streetscape to be improved...

You can’t build Rome in a day, but you can certainly change a community. On Friday, October 17, South Preston Street will be closed from...

New Bike Lane Planned on Cardinal Boulevard

Construction could begin any day now on a new streetscape project at the northern entrance to the University of Louisville that will bring a...