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What’s around the corner for Downtown Louisville?
5.10.21 – Urban Design Studio (by Patrick Piuma)

Positive Progress for Portland Corner Store
4.27.21 – Portland Anchor

Louisville Historical League to appeal removal of Liberty Hall landmark designation
4.22.21 – Louisville Business First

CityState: The State of Historic Preservation in Louisville w/ Vital Sites
4.02.21 – Apple Podcasts / CityState Radio on WXOX 97.1 FM Louisville (Podcast)

Downtown Louisville’s ‘Odd Fellows Building’ loses landmark status
3.26.21 – Louisville Business First

Downtown Louisville building could be stripped of historic landmark status
3.17.21 – Louisville Business First

Landmark Louisville building one step closer to being demolished
3.16.2021 – The Courier-Journal (subscription required)

Preservationists Rally To Save Odd Fellows Building In Downtown Louisville
03.15.2021 – WFPL

Historical League rallies to prevent demolition of Odd Fellows building in downtown Louisville
03.15.2021 – WDRB

Group gathers for preservation rally to prevent Odd Fellows building demolition
03.15.2021 – WAVE3

Groups plan preservation rally for historic Odd Fellows building
03.14.2021 – (Video)

Rally to save Louisville’s Odd Fellows Building planned ahead of critical landmark meeting
03.12.2021 – The Courier-Journal

Regret is a One-Way Street
03.09.2021 – Urban Design Studio (by Patrick Piuma)

Save Odd Fellows Building: Preservation Is Progress
03.09.2021 – The Courier-Journal (commentary by Craig Greenberg)

GUEST COMMENT: An odd contradiction in Downtown Louisville
02.24.2021 – Louisville Business First (by Steve Wiser)

Louisville residents say demolishing historic Odd Fellows building would waste taxpayer dollars
02.24.2021 –

Odd Fellows building’s future up in the air, group pushes to protect historic structure from demolition
02.24.2021 – (Video)

Historical preservationists push back on Odd Fellows building demolition ahead of committee meeting
02.24.2021 – (Video)

Downtown Louisville Odd Fellows Building May Face Demolition
02.24.2021 – The Courier-Journal (subscription required)


National Trust Awards $365,600 in Grant Funding to Organizations Nationwide (Vital Sites listed as Louisville Preservation Fund)
10.12.2020 – Preservation Leadership Forum

Review board will meet Tuesday to consider 6 nominations to the National Register of Historic Places (Hertel Pharmacy aka Schweitzer Pharmacy)
10.12.2020 – (Kentucky Tourism, Arts, and Heritage Cabinet)

Former pharmacy in Portland neighborhood may be added to national historic registry
10.12.2020 –

The Corner Store: The Original Live-Work Place
9.15.2020 – Gardens to Gables blog (post written by Jessica McCarron)

Voice from Louisville: Jessica Jewell McCarron
9.14.2020 – Gardens to Gables blog

Radio: Targeted Investment for Historic Preservation with Vital Sites
Live on 3.4.2020 – City State Radio on WXOX 97.1 FM Louisville


Louisville nonprofit names its first executive director
4.22.2019 – Louisville Business First


WFPL radio interview: Charles Cash and future of the Brennan House (AUDIO)
Aired 12.21.2018

Community meeting focused on the past and potential future of Quinn Chapel
10.22.2018 – Insider Louisville

First rehabilitated Broadway Row house hits the market
09.12.2018 – Insider Louisville

Sneak Peek: Architectural tour of homes returns with seven Louisville houses (PHOTOS) 
09.04.2018 – Louisville Business First

Architecture tour offers ideas for how homeowners can renovate
09.04.2018 – Insider Louisville

Tour historic homes under renovation on Broadway
03.02.2018 – Insider Louisville


Louisville developer, Vital Sites help turn old buildings into homes | Gregg Rochman
12.06.2017 – The Courier-Journal – USA Today (video)

Time Travelers Social
11.01.2017 – The Voice-Tribune (photo gallery – Vital Sites benefitting organization)

In a decade, redeveloped Henry Clay has influenced revitalization of Louisville downtown core
10.25.2017 – The Lane Report

5 shotgun homes on East Broadway to be rehabilitated
10.09.2017 – WDRB-41 (video)

Group works to revitalize shotgun houses in Phoenix Hill
10.09.2017 – WHAS-11 (video)

New nonprofit plans to restore five shotgun houses near Cave Hill Cemetery
10.09.2017 – The Courier-Journal

As Development Grows, Louisville Group Works To Balance Preservation
10.09.2017 – WFPL

On East Broadway, Old Shotgun Houses To Become New Affordable Homes
09.06.2017 – WFPL


Developer to add affordable housing to Mercy project, receives approval for tax incentives
07.20.2016 – Insider Louisville

Preservation in Transition: Louisville poised to rejuvenate its preservation movement
05.18.2016 –

Heart of Louisville 2015 Year in Review
01.04.2016 – National Trust for Historic Preservation