CNU27 is in Louisville June 11-15

Congress of New Urbanism (CNU) Comes to Louisville June 11-15 Events Free and Open to the Public The Congress for the New Urbanism (CNU), the nation’s most prestigious organization working to build great places and walkable, vibrant neighborhoods, will host its 27th annual Congress in Louisville, Kentucky June 11-15, 2019. The annual Congress for the New Urbanism is the premiere …

Tour120: Brennan House 150th Birthday!

Please join Vital Sites on Sat. May 18 & Sun. May 19 when the Brennan House is open for tours to celebrate its 150th birthday! Ticket sales will support the Brennan House Revitalization Fund. Special Appearances by: Tom Owen, Archivist University of Louisville Special Collections “A Day in the Life of The Brennans” Saturday at 1pm Hannah Stoppel, Historical Interpreter …

Hard Hat Tour – East Broadway Row

On Saturday, March 3, 2018, interested parties gathered at the office of The Marian Group for a brief discussion on the progress of the East Broadway Row project. After comments from Vital Sites board chair, Charles Cash, and project manager, Gregg Rochman, the large group walked a few blocks to the five shotgun houses on East Broadway. The ca. 1890 …

Reuse Rockstar: Falls City Lofts

Editor’s note: As part of an ongoing series, Vital Sites is highlighting several reuse success stories in Louisville, in which historic buildings were rehabilitated, renovated, or redeveloped. Adaptive reuse refers to the process in which a site or building is reused for a purpose other than its original use. This revitalization process creates jobs, spurs economic development, reduces materials sent …