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Your weekend in Tactical Urbanism begins tonight in Shelby Park. Two major events—Shelby Park Better Block and CycLOUvia Three Points—are set to transform how we interact with streets in Louisville. And it looks like this could be one of the most intense urban interventions Louisville has seen. Tonight, Friday, May 12 from 5:

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ReSurfaced is coming back to Liberty and Shelby streets for another round of pop-up events and experiences this summer. The experiment in creating place from thin air has adjusted course after last year’s iteration and is ready for a new season with an updated look. “One of the things we learned is the space is […]

The post ReSurfaced is back in June with a greener, more intimate pop-up vibe appeared first on Broken Sidewalk.

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Earlier this week, we took a look at an old editorial from 1955 calling for the bombing of Downtown Louisville to make way for modern development that would accommodate the automobile. It turns out, Louisville did, in a way, bomb itself away in the years after World War II, only in slow motion with a […]

The post This map shows just how much Downtown has changed in 60 years appeared first on Broken Sidewalk.

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One of the two main goals of the Move Louisville plan, the city’s 20-year transportation plan, is to reduce the number of miles people drive each day. The plan calls for reducing Vehicle Miles Travelled (VMT) by 500,000 per day, which might sound like a lot, but is really only a tiny sliver—2.6 percent—of the overall daily […]

The post To the moon and back: Louisville’s sky-high problem with Vehicle Miles Travelled appeared first on Broken Sidewalk.

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Tomorrow, Wednesday, July 20, the Downtown Development Review Overlay (DDRO) Committee will examine a proposal for a new mixed-use office building proposed for the corner of Market Street and Preston Street on the Nucleus block—sorry, the JD Nichols Campus for Innovation & Entrepreneurship block. We previously looked at the structure’s design, by Cincinnati-based BHDP Architecture, over […]

The post Nucleus Building 2 gets architecture right, but should ditch this anti-urban driveway appeared first on Broken Sidewalk.

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