Category Archives: CenterCity

Museum Plaza — R.I.P.

Updated at 12:45 p.m. Plans for Louisville’s 62-story, Tetris-inspired skyscraper have been scrapped. According to The Courier-Journal, the development team of Laura Lee Brown, Steve Wilson, Craig Greenberg and Steve Poe sent the news in a letter to Gov. Steve Beshear and Mayor Greg Fischer this morning. Apparently (no big surprise here)  they were unable […]

Lunchbox: Shoeless Muntader edition

A more responsible mayor?: Three members of the Metro Council have sent a letter to Attorney General Jack Conway, asking for clarification of the extent of Mayor Abramson’s authority in the wake of his unilateral decision to offer certain high-priced (for taxpayers) incentives to Cordish Cos., the Fourth Street Live developer given a sweetheart deal […]

Lunchbox: Being broke is so depressing … edition

Ridin’ the rails: TARC is going to spend up to $150,000 to study a commuter rail line that would connect Louisville, Fort Knox and Elizabethtown (plus points in between), the C-J reports. You’ll recall that the group of advocates behind the proposal — Kentucky-Indiana Rail Advocates and the Coalition for the Advancement of Regional Transportation […]

Hawkins lets it fly

Metro Councilman Doug Hawkins, R-25, is going full-bore with just 10 days till Election Day, accusing his opponent in the race for the 37th District state Senate seat, incumbent Dem Perry Clark, of ”trying to steal the election instead of earning it” in an e-mail sent to supporters. We’re left to assume Hawkins’s “steal” comment refers […]

Center of city attention

Arguing against the multi-million dollars in funding going to the Baltimore Based Cordish Company to develop downtown Louisville, Metro Council Republicans have taken their opposition to Center City to the airwaves. Last night on FOX 41, Councilman Hal Heiner, R-19, appeared on Point of View with a guest editorial poking holes in what he calls […]