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The Old Louisville Journal

Newsletter of the Old Louisville
Neighborhood Council

News and Press Releases

Calendar of Major Events
Monthly Neighborhood meetings & events calendar

Old Louisville Glossary
Some of those local abbreviations explained

Christmas Holidays

Extensive city directory listings for
heads of households, 1884-1933,
for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, & 6th Streets,
Magnolia, Park & Ormsby Ave.,
St. James & Belgravia Courts.

Old Louisville Information Center &
Neighborhood Council
Old Louisville Chamber of Commerce

Center for Heritage Tourism
Landmarks Commission
City of Louisville
Old Louisville Watch
crime and security information

Architect's Corner
Our resident Architect gives advice for owners of historic homes

Old Louisville and Literature

What Is Old Louisville?
a brief introduction

How to get to Old Louisville

Walking Tours of Old Louisville
Five tours of the center of Old Louisville
as well as the adjoining Limerick District

Architectural Styles
of Old Louisville

from the Walking Tours

St James Court
The Heart of Old Louisville
Belgravia Court
The St James Court Art Show

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Post Card Greetings
from Old Louisville

a collection of vintage views
of Old Louisville and the
downtown area

Historic Pictures of Old Louisville
where little has changed
in 100 years

Old Louisville in Springtime
 Old Louisville in Autumn

Louisville after the Bombings?
Louisville's once proud landmarks
that are no longer with us!

Picture of Old Louisville
Yes, ALL of it; the WHOLE thing!

Third Avenue in 1906

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About OldLouisville.com
General, technical info, a note to AOL users
Awards, etc.

Louisville City Links

Internet Resources
Links of interest  for owners
of Victorian homes:
Organizations, Victoriana,
reproductions, real estate,
antiques and MORE

Derby Time
Includes a view of Downtown Louisville in the 1930s and uncommon recipes for a mint julep.
Derby Day 2003
in Old Louisville

Old Louisville Visitor's Center
Mon-Sat 10a-4p / 1217 S. 4th Street
between Oak and Ormsby

Bed and Breakfast Inns

including  on-line room availability
Victorian Mansions you can sleep in
Corporate and Long Term

Apartment Listings

Restaurants, Taverns and
Night Spots

includes reviews, menus
and Pizza for delivery

The Speed Art Museum, Conrad-Caldwell House, Filson Club Historical Society, University of Louisville Photographic Archives, Sons of the American Revolution Historical Museum, and the new Planetarium

Includes hours, addresses and on-line catalog links. Millions of volumes available right here in Old Louisville.

A listing of Old Louisville Churches
Contact information and service times


Businesses and Organizations in
or serving Old Louisville

Places In Old Louisville
information and links for select local institutions,  & business

Traditional Recipes

Visitor Contributions
A place for pictures, articles, info &
requests submitted by visitors to this site.
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Old Louisville-the Way it Was
Fun-Filled Fourth Street in the 50s
Hollywood Steak House and Sherman's Tavern in the 50s
Reminiscences by Betty Jeffers Marlow of  Old Louisville during the 30's and 40's and 50's

Old Louisville Politics
General Election Results, 2006

Old Louisville/6th District
Metro Council Primary Results 2004

(see how your neighbors voted)

Louisville and Kentucky are fortunate to have the third largest historic preservation district in the United States, and its' largest purely Victorian neighborhood.  Old Louisville is a virtual open-air museum of Victorian architecture.
This site is designed to provide information and be a resource for both guests and residents of our neighborhood, as well as anyone interested in Victoriana, architecture, and historic preservation. 


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or write to:
c/o The Bernheim Mansion
1418 South Third Street
Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA
(502) 636-3091 (M-F noon-4:00 p.m.)
Fax (502) 471-5466

Contact the Old Louisville Information Center at
1340 S. 4th Street in Central Park
Louisville, KY 40208
Tuesday through Friday 1-5 PM
Closed Mondays
(502) 635-5244
fax (502) 635-5245
(for neighborhood events, neighborhood organizations, etc)

Contact the Old Louisville Visitor Center at
218 West Oak Street
Louisville, KY 40203
phone 502 637 2922
(for tourist information and Old Louisville Chamber of Commerce)


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