Crescent Hill has already established itself as a neighborhood that knows how to pull off infill, and now it’s about to see another mixed-use project under construction on Weisser Avenue just off Frankfort Avenue. Fred Andres of Miter Construction Company is planning a fifteen unit, three-story building with 3,000 square feet of retail space on the ground floor.
Andres has built single- and multi-family infill projects in neighborhoods across Louisville from Phoenix Hill to Russell to St. Matthews, but this will be his largest single building. He bought the site from another developer who had planned to build on the site and has brought architect Dan Grimm on board to design a building that fits in with the historic neighborhood.
The $3 million structure is expected to be under construction by the end of the year and could accept its first residents some time in 2011. Andres plans three retail spots and is talking with one retailer who is interested in around 1,000 square feet for a photography studio.
Residential units will predominantly be two bedroom, two bath and cost around $200,000. A 20-space garage is planned along with six surface level parking spots. The structure will be situated next to a Chevron station on Frankfort Avenue. The photo below taken from Frankfort Avenue shows the general location. Weisser Avenue is behind the parking lot in the foreground.
as a Resident on Weisser Ave. that has been Battling parking woes for years, I hope that the public meetings in Feb. for this development made it clear to the developer that parking is a major issue that will need to be address. As long as the designs take parking into account, then I can’t wait for the addition of new retail locations in Crescent Hill.