Category Archives: historic landmark

National Historic Preservation Month talk at Carnegie

Pre-registration required. The next Carnegie Center’s Lunch & Learn program is for National Historic Preservation Month. It will feature Greg Sekula, Southern Regional Director of Indiana Landmarks, and Marianne Zickuhr, Executive Director of Preservation Louisville Inc., on Tuesday, May 20 from 12-1 p.m. This program is free but registration is required (812-944-7336). 201 East Spring […]

Gardeners’ Fair @ Locust Grove

<FAIR> May 9-11 Gardeners’ Fair Locust Grove 561 Blankenbaker Lane • 897-9845 $6 (includes tour); 10 a.m.-5 p.m. I don’t have a green thumb, but one place that makes me want to dip my digit in paint and pretend I do is Locust Grove. The historic property’s 55 rolling acres remind me I need […]

Preservation Louisville’s Top Ten lists

Preservation Louisville has announced its annual Top 10 lists of endangered historical sites and preservation successes. If you would like more information about each of the entries on the list along with photographs, visit 2014 Top 10 Endangered Historic Places List 1.    Vacant & Abandoned Properties 2.    Historic Educational Buildings 3.    Mid Century Modern […]

May is National Preservation Month

May is National Preservation Month. Citizens in Louisville will join thousands of individuals across the country to celebrate it. Since the National Trust for Historic Preservation created Preservation Week in 1971 to spotlight grassroots preservation efforts in America, it has grown into an annual celebration observed by small towns and big cities. In 2005, the […]

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 […]