Jessica McCarron

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Jessica's Louisville roots go back to before the Civil War. After receiving an engineering degree from the University of Dayton, she worked in environmental protection for the state of Georgia for many years. A recent change of heart pushed her to complete a Master's in Heritage Preservation from Georgia State University, and she joined a small history nonprofit in Atlanta as a researcher. She looks forward to returning to her roots by moving her family to the Bluegrass State this summer.
(Editor’s Note: As part of Preservation Month 2016, Broken Sidewalk is highlighting some of the most storied theaters of Louisville in an ongoing Focus on Preservation series.) Orpheum Theater (later known as Rodeo Theater) 318–320 West Jefferson Street Opened: 1910 Demolished: 1974 A tiny...
(Editor's Note: As part of Preservation Month 2016, Broken Sidewalk is highlighting some of the most storied historic theaters of Louisville in an ongoing Focus on Preservation series. We're kicking things off today with the theater that ignited Louisville's...
(Editor's Note: This article is part of a series we're running on Broken Sidewalk in honor of National Preservation Month 2016. We'll be looking at the histories of significant structures, some that are still with us and many that...