Surface Parking Lots

Place matters: Data suggests the West End Walmart will hold Louisville...

As the fallout from the recent Louisville Metro Planning Commission meeting continues to settle, it’s worth taking a close look at what the planned West...

Here’s the building that once stood across from the Urban Design...

The block of Third Street between Muhammad Ali Boulevard and Guthrie Street in Downtown Louisville is a challenging one. On the east side, truly mixed-use...

That parking lot on Fourth Street? This beautiful building once stood...

We're lucky in that Fourth Street through Downtown Louisville has a fairly intact street wall. It's not all historic, it's not all pretty, and...

Twin Towers on Main Street To Be Delayed Another Three Years

A long-awaited development first announced in 2007 on the corner of Main and Jackson streets is set to be delayed another three years. Jefferson...

Architecture Critic Calls for Reevaluating Parking Lots

The New York Times' new architecture critic Michael Kimmelman has been making waves with his coverage, not of the newest starchitect-designed showpieces, but of...

Louisville: A Tale of One City

For Thanksgiving in 2011, my wife and I drove 900 miles to visit friends and family in St. Louis, Missouri. We drove an extra...

Downtown doesn’t need any more parking

A few days after the Museum Plaza project was officially and unequivocally cancelled and another historic building was bulldozed in order to make way for,...

The Sidewalk Is Not A Parking Spot

Thanks to a tipster for sending in this particularly bad parking job in the Clifton neighborhood just off Frankfort Avenue. That's the sidewalk, not...

Lost Louisville: Sixth & Main’s Hamilton Bank Building

Today, the southeast corner of Sixth and Main streets is a surface level parking lot, but at one time, it was the grand Hamilton...