Category: Press Releases

Mayor Fischer, Congressman Yarmuth and HUD representatives join Russell residents to break ground on first phase of new housing at Beecher Terrace

With Phase I of development now underway, Mayor Greg Fischer, Congressman John Yarmuth and representatives from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) joined former and current residents of Beecher Terrace and other Russell residents to celebrate and break ground on the first new building at the redeveloped Beecher Terrace site. The new […]

Louisville Metro Government, Cities United and Kenan Charitable Trust Launch Russell: A Place of Promise

Louisville Metro Government, Cities United and Kenan Charitable Trust Launch Russell: A Place of Promise Russell: A Place of Promise is designed as a national model for equitable community development LOUISVILLE (Aug. 15, 2018) – Louisville Metro Government, Cities United and The William R. Kenan, Jr. Charitable Trust today announced the award of a $5 […]

“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 randy@thinktanklou.com 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 […]

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