Category Archives: historic landmark

Weekender: Jan. 3 – 5

Saturday, Jan. 4 Phoenix Hill Tavern 644 Baxter Ave. $20-$25; 8 p.m. It can be tough enough for the average person to follow in their father’s footsteps, so when Dad is famous and a hero to many, it gets that much tougher. You’ll never see Freddie Prinze Jr. in front of a brick wall […]

Historic woodworking is next “Hands on History”

Pre-registration required Preservation Louisville is presenting historic woodworking in its next “Hands on History” on Saturday, Jan. 11 from 1-4 p.m. Brennan House, 631 S. Fifth St., 540-5146.

Weekender: Dec. 13-15

Joseph Arthur Friday, Dec. 13 Zanzabar 2100 S. Preston St. $12-$15; 9 p.m. Joseph Arthur has always been good at making friends. When he does so, he doesn’t just stop with Joe Lunchbox; Arthur won over Peter Gabriel and R.E.M. early on, and now the WFPK favorite brings a band including R.E.M. bassist/Shiny Happy […]

Brown Hotel seeking people married at their hotel for celebration

The Brown Hotel, Fourth and Broadway, 502-583-1234, is seeking couples who were married at the hotel throughout its 90-year history as part of their upcoming birthday celebration. The historic hotel is offering retro room rates in exchange for photos and stories. Couples are encouraged to send photos with the story of their big day to […]

Preservation Louisville photo contest

Preservation Louisville is partnering with the Louisville Photo Biennial in order to continue to advocate for historic preservation. Their photography competition does not have an entry fee and the entry deadline is Friday, Sept. 13.    

Preservation Louisville photo contest

Preservation Louisville, 540-5146, 631 S. Fifth St., has recognized ten local property owners for preserving their historic structures. “Top Ten Successes List” is released alongside the “Top Ten Endangered List” and was created in order to bring attention to preservation projects. Preservation Louisville will be hosting a photography competition that will feature the 2013 Top […]

Historic Preservation Tax Credit Workshop at Preservation Louisville

Pre-registration is required. Preservation Louisville, 631 S. Fifth St. at The Brennan House Historic Home & Gardens, is holding its next Historic Preservation Tax Credit Workshop on Saturday, July 20 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. This is a hands-on, active learning workshop and class size is limited.    

Preservation Louisville announces Top Ten lists

Preservation Louisville has announces its Louisville Metro’s 2013 Top 10 Endangered Historic Places and Top 10 Preservation Successes lists: Endangered Historic Places 1.  Vacant & Abandoned Properties: Shotgun Houses 2.  Colonial Gardens 3.  Mid Century Modern structures 4.  Ouerbacker House 5.  Corner Store Fronts 6.  Roscoe Goose house 7.  Lampton Baptist Church 8.  Doerhorfer house […]

Top Ten Trolley Tour

Pre-registration required. Preservation Louisville, Inc., The Brennan House Historic Home, 631 S. Fifth St., 502-540-5146, is offering a Top Ten Trolley Tour through Louisville Metro’s historic neighborhoods to learn more about Preservation Louisville’s 2013 Top Ten Lists. See some of the Endangered Historic Places in our community as well as some of the recent Preservation […]

“Preservation Conversation” at U of L

“Preservation Conversation” Grady Clay on Louisville” is at U of L’s Ekstrom Library through May. The exhibition highlights the Louisville journalist and urban design specialist’s work. For more information, contact Peter Morrin at 852-2361.

Historic Preservation Tax Credit Workshop

Advanced registration is required. Preservation Louisville, Inc., The Brennan House Historic Home, 631 S. Fifth St., is hosting a Historic Preservation Tax Credit Workshop on Saturday, Jan. 19 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. led by Joe Pierson,  Historic Preservation TaxCredit Consultant with Pinion Advisors.    

Weekend visual art events

KNPRINTS is having a Holiday Event Sale on Saturday, Dec. 1 from 1-5 p.m. upstairs at RYE, 900 E. Market St. They will be featuring hand-printed scarves, stoles and shawls. Revelry Boutique Gallery, 980 Barret Ave., 414-1ART, will be showing “Scenes for the Season” during Bardstown Road Aglow on Saturday, Dec. 1 from 6-10 p.m. […]

Stained glass repair next Preservation Louisville workshop

Advance registration is required. The next Hands on History Workshop at Preservation Louisville, Inc., The Brennan House Historic Home, 631 S. Fifth S., 540-5146 is on stained glass windows. The Saturday, Nov. 10 workshop will cover the basic steps taken to restore a historic stained glass window. Participants will learn methods and techniques of repair using […]

Preservation Louisville’s success and endangered lists

Preservation Louisville, 530-5146, 631 S. Fifth St., has announced its 2012 Top 10 Endangered Places and Preservation Successes: Endangered: 1. Shotgun Houses 2. Colonial Gardens 3. Mid-Century Modern structures 4. Park Hill district 5. Corner Store Fronts 6. Roscoe Goose house 7. Historic Properties in the proposed bridge route 8. Doerhoefer mansion 9. Padget house […]

Weekend visual art events

The Bluegrass Art Experience during the Memorial Day weekend is family friendly, multifaceted art festival, which offers a unique environment to showcase the vast variety of art being created in Kentucky and the region. A performing arts stage will be set up for music, dance, theater, spoken word, and comedy. 50-75 individual tented booth spaces […]

Historic Preservation Tax Credit Workshop

Reservations required. Preservation Louisville is conducting a Historic Preservation Tax Credit Workshop on Tuesday, May 29 from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. This upcoming workshop is meant for small business owners, non-profits and commercial property owners. The workshop will assist property owners with applying for state and federal historic preservation tax credits. The workshop is held at […]

Brennan House and Levy Building get historical markers

The Brennan House, 631 S. 5th St., and the Levy Building, 235 W. Market St., have been awarded historical markers by the Kentucky Historical Society. The markers will be dedicated later this month.

Preservation Kentucky awards Bingham and Bruckheimer

Edith Bingham and Linda Bruckheimer are to be honored for their contributions to the preservation of Kentucky’s heritage at Preservation Kentucky’s Annual Meeting and Reception on Friday, April 13 from 6-8:30 p.m. The event will be held at Whiskey Row Lofts, 131 W. Main St. The meeting portion of the event will be from 6-6:30 p.m. with awards for […]

Weekend visual art events

On Sunday, Jan. 22 at 2 p.m., the Louisville Historical League will be handing out awards to individuals and groups who have contributed to Louisville history in 2011. Award recipients include Steve Porter, who will receive the LHL Founder’s Award; J. Blaine Hudson, Ken Clay, and Mervin Aubespin, authors of the new book “Two Centuries […]

Preservation Louisville & Fairness Campaign increase awareness of historic LGBT sites

To further celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Fairness Campaign, Preservation Louisville is partnering with the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization to increase awareness of historic LGBT sites in Louisville. Along with spotlighting 105 W. Main St., which is a Louisville Local Landmark and part of the “Whiskey Row Historic District” in the National Register of Historic Places, […]