Category: Press Release

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 […]

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 […]

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