Historic Old Louisville

Appropriate Voyeurism in Louisville Ky? Only in Old Louisville on December 5 and 6

  OLD LOUISVILLE, KY — The country’s most extensive collection of Victorian mansions and picturesque homes will be on display at the 39th Annual Old Louisville Holiday Home Tour.  In keeping with the rich tradition of Southern hospitality, homeowners in the nation’s premier Victorian neighborhood invite you and yours inside their charming residences to get a unique glimpse of how they’ve transformed their more than 100-year old homes into modern-day marvels. It’s what the neighborhood likes to call “appropriate voyeurism.” This year’s event will be on December 5 and 6, 2015, from noon to 6:00 pm both days, and includes homes on Ormsby Avenue, First…

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University of Louisville board gives go-ahead for $40 million renovation of student center

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The University of Louisville’s Board of Trustees today gave the go-ahead for a $40 million renovation of the Swain Student Activities Center on the Belknap Campus. The facelift will add an additional 32,775 square feet to the building. The project will include an overhaul of the bookstore and updated lobbies, lounges and restaurants. Plans also call for upgrades to electrical, plumbing and mechanical systems, plus the removal of interior escalators and an exterior ramp. The renovation will be financed through private sources, facility funds and a $9.6 million agency bond funded by the current student activities fee. Work is…