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Giant Heap Of Rubble Catches Fire In Russell

A giant heap of rubble that was once a huge five-story brick warehouse caught fire last Friday in the Russell neighborhood. The building has been...

Back When The Sherman-Minton Was New

Over the weekend I came across the new Popular Science online archives. A quick search for Louisville turned up a snippet from May 1960...

Another Call For A Toll Free Bridges Solution

Steve Wiser, a local architect, historian, and occasional contributor to Broken Sidewalk, has been tweaking his proposal for a solution to the Ohio River Bridges...

Shippingport II: Opportunity In Existing Conditions

At the end of August, we told you about a proposal to revitalize the Shippingport neighborhood directly west of Downtown Louisville along the Ohio...

Students Propose A Shippingport Renaissance

Students at the University of Kentucky's College of Design have redesigned the Shippingport neighborhood incorporating a variety of new paradigms of urban form meant...

Preservation Louisville Talks Historic Buildings

Preservation Louisville announced their annual list of the 10 Most Endangered Historic Structures last week and added a new list to celebrate Louisville's Top...

Destroyed Portland Church To Be Rebuilt

The Portland Avenue Presbyterian Church was destroyed by fire in January, but now the congregation is drawing up plans to rebuild on the original...

What If The West End Were The Green End?

Big plans in Chicago for solar energy got us thinking about Louisville. TreeHugger reported today that Chicago's South Side is installing the largest urban solar...

Local Architect Proposes Local Access Bridges

A local architect has asked Metro Louisville take a close look at a bridge not on anyone's radar screen: a local access bridge. Steve...