Category: Press Release

“Reimagine 9th Street” draft plan available for public comment

From infrastructure projects to private investment, city working with residents to end the physical and psychological divide between west Louisville and downtown   LOUISVILLE, KY (June 13, 2018)—After a series of community engagement events and stakeholder meetings, Louisville Metro Government (LMG), working in concert with consultant Gehl Architects since 2017, has completed a draft plan […]

Mayor Fischer joins community leaders and Russell residents to celebrate the completion of Phase I of SmArt stops

Mayor Greg Fischer, community leaders and Russell residents celebrated the completion of the first phase of “SmArt Stop” bus shelters that are planned for the Russell community as part of on-going efforts to revitalize and provide physical improvements to the neighborhood. The structures are one of the projects being funded through the $1 million Choice […]

Center For Neighborhoods Presents 2017 Neighborhood Summit Community Showcase

Contact: Randy Blevins Think Tank Louisville 502-897-0649 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:   CENTER FOR NEIGHBORHOODS PRESENTS 2017 NEIGHBORHOOD SUMMIT COMMUNITY SHOWCASE   OCTOBER 28 AT KENTUCKY CENTER FOR AFRICAN AMERICAN HERITAGE   Louisville, KY – The Center for Neighborhoods announces its 2017 Neighborhood Summit Community Showcase taking place October 28 from 8:30 am – 2:45 […]

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 […]

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