Vision Russell News

Mayor announces $30 million indoor track and field facility to be developed on Heritage West site

September 19, 2017 Following an extensive community engagement effort and a detailed review conducted by a committee of Metro staff and citizen volunteers, Mayor Greg Fischer today announced that the Louisville Urban League has been selected to develop a state-of-the-art multi-sports complex anchored by an indoor track and field facility on the 24-acre Heritage West […]

Expanded resources coming to the Nia Center

February 13, 2017 Mayor Greg Fischer today announced expanded resources coming to the Nia Center, a one-stop workforce and entrepreneurial development center located at 2900 W. Broadway. Enhancements include department function additions and training opportunities, a new loan program and the addition of a café. “Our city has great economic momentum right now. We have […]

Heritage West Art Competition

Residents Share the Heritage of West Louisville through Local Art Competition Louisville, KY – January 3, 2017 The West Louisville Community Council (WLCC), One West, and Louisville Forward are offering west Louisville the opportunity to share the historic legacy of the Shawnee, Russell, and Portland neighborhoods through art. This partnership of local residents, non-profit organizations […]

Manfred Reid honored with MLK Freedom Award

Mayor Greg Fischer today announced that Manfred Reid Sr., a longtime advocate for affordable housing in Louisville, is the 2017 recipient of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Award. Reid is a former Louisville real estate broker who lives at Beecher Terrace and has been chairman of the Board of Commissioners for the Louisville […]

Louisville selected to receive $29.5 million HUD grant to jumpstart Russell revitalization

Mayor Greg  Fischer announced December 12, 2016 that Louisville is receiving a $29.5 million implementation grant through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Choice Neighborhoods Initiative program. The federal funding is expected to leverage more than $200 million in private, foundation, nonprofit and public dollars to fully implement Vision Russell, a comprehensive transformation […]