Category Archives: 8664

8664 wins ‘Big Idea’ contest

The Greater Louisville Project announced that the grassroots movement 8664 is the winner of its Create Louisville: Your Big Idea project, but the group won’t get a one-on-one sit down with Mayor Greg Fischer as originally promised. The contest was designed to engage citizens, elicit fresh thinking and new ideas about the city, and garnered […]

8664 considers Louisville’s future

The $4.1 billion Ohio River Bridges Project continues to be the big issue in the city, which is gaining traction as a campaign issue in the 2010 mayoral race. The recent bi-state authority meeting had a strong contingent of anti-toll protesters who dominated the presentation. And the folks over at 8664.org have released a new video that […]

8664: New angle

We’re a couple days after the fact here, but this bears a reposting: The folks over at 8664.org have released a new POV video, driving into the city from the east end, hopping off at the “Waterfront Parkway” exit and cruising west. A couple things: First, it’s difficult to watch this and not get all […]

Picture this downtown …

The indefatigable crew of 8664 has released a collection of new renderings of downtown Louisville, which in this version of the future appears to become an urban utopia. As the General Assembly begins to again consider the idea of a tolling authority — yep, our little ol’ river burg would have bridges with tolls, like […]

I-64 makes national top teardown list

The Congress for the New Urbanism released its list of top-10 prospects for highway teardowns in North America. Among those listed on the “Freeways Without Futures” list: Interstate 64 along the waterfront. The stretch of I-64 through downtown Louisville ranked seventh on the “Freeways Without Futures” list. CNU says tearing down such outdated sections of […]