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LouisvilleKY hotel Inducted into Historic Hotels of America in 2018

WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Historic Hotels of America®, the official program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation for recognizing and celebrating the finest and most significant historic hotels, has inducted 27 historic hotels into membership in 2018. The oldest hotel dates back to the 1880s. Many of the historic hotels are adaptive reuse historic hotels that have involved converting some or all of a historically significant building to a hotel. Originally, these buildings were built for another purpose in their history. 16 of the 27 historic hotels inducted in 2018 are listed in the National Register of Historic Places, four of the…

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1405 west broadway warehouse

$34 million mixed-use development planned west of Ninth in LouisvilleKY

Louisville, KY.,  – Mayor Greg Fischer has announced the historic, long vacant warehouse located at 1405 W. Broadway has been acquired by the Housing Partnership Inc. (HPI) to be redeveloped into a $34 million mixed-use development. “This historic building has been a visible commercial marker of the Ninth Street divide and represented blight,” said the Mayor. “I commend HPI’s investment, which will bring this property back to the commercial vibrancy it once was for west Louisville and will attract additional investments along West Broadway.” Originally built in 1922 as the National Candy Co. Frank A. Menne factory, this property is on the National…