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Inside Chestnut Street’s Quinn Chapel

Last September, we took a look at the boarded up Quinn Chapel Church at 912 West Chestnut Street. The church building is owned by...

Ouerbacker Renovations Slow To Start

WFPL checked in with renovations planned on the historic Ouerbacker House in the Russell neighborhood. After the mansion was nearly torn down, renovations have...
Future Kentucky Center for African American Heritage (Photo by Eddie Davis)

Ceremony Transfers Ownership Of Trolley Barns to Heritage Foundation

On Martin Luther King Day this week, officials conferred ownership of a former trolley barn to the non-profit African American Heritage Foundation after a...

Demo Watch: More Carnage On West Market

It's happened again. Another commercial building on West Market Street in the Russell neighborhood hits the dust. I first began to worry about this...

Demo Watch: West Market Mansion Leveled

It seems like every time I venture into the Russell neighborhood, another beautiful historic building is being demolished. My last trip was no exception....

Lost Louisville: Russell’s Ideal Theater

The Ideal Theater is long gone, replaced by a parking lot for a Domino's Pizza shack. Originally built in 1912 at 2315 West Market...

No Need To Disassemble The Ouerbacker House

Russell's Ouerbacker House has had quite an eventful past couple of years. But disassembling the historic 1860's era mansion and shipping it out of...

Whats The Scoop On This Russell Rebuild?

Anyone know the story behind this corner commercial building on 20th and Madison streets in the Russell neighborhood? After trying to find the scoop...

Looking Back At The View From The Glassworks

Louisville's urban core was once an incredibly dense area. In the era of Urban Renewal, when large swaths of the city were razed en...