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Grawemeyer Hall, University of LouisvilleUniversity of Louisville   Founded in 1798, U of L is busy celebrating it's 200th birthday in 1998.  Belknap Campus is situated on 169 park-like acres on the southern edge of Old Louisville, and is home to eight of the University's twelve colleges.  U of L has an enrollment of approximately 21,000 students.  Grawemeyer Hall (pictured) serves as its administration building, and is modeled after the Roman Pantheon and Thomas Jefferson's Rotunda at the University of Virginia.  U of L's web site contains a history of the university and a campus tour describing the beautiful historic and modern buildings along with an exhaustive description of its programs and mission.


Spalding UniversitySpalding University and Presentation Academy on the north side of Old Louisville.  Spalding is the fastest growing four-year college in the State of Kentucky, and currently has an enrollment of approximately 1,500 students. It offers a curriculum in liberal arts, business, education and health sciences in both the graduate and undergraduate level.


DuPont Manual High School One of Old Louisville's (and the city's) finest schools. The school has five magnet programs: the Youth Performing Arts School, math, science and technology magnet, visual arts, high school university (university courses at neighboring U of L), and communications.  (Pictures)

The Youth Performing Arts Center, home of the Louisville Youth Orchestra,  is located at 1517 South Second Street next to DuPont Manual High School. Visitors are always welcome at rehearsals. (Please see the LYO schedule for specific times and dates.) If you would like to sit in a rehearsal, please contact the LYO office.
tel: (502) 582-0135
email  lyo@aye.net

Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana is located at 4th and Park.  Visit their web site to learn more about their organization and events.


The J.B. Speed HouseThe J.B. Speed House, F&H Home Page Former home of one of
Louisville's most prominent families and benefactors, and one of Old Louisville's most sprawling mansions.  The Speed family endowed the J. B. Speed Art Museum.  The building now houses a law firm.  On Franklin and Hance's home page you can read about the history of this house.

The Old Louisville Neighborhood Council now has their own web site for even more information on Old Louisville.

The Crane House hosts lectures, events and exhibits on Chinese and oriental culture as well as cooking classes.  Located at 1244 S. 3rd St. Call (502) 635-2240 for more information.

Cas-Com Internet Services, connecting Old Louisville to the world.  Go to their dial-in page to see this month's featured links.  Be sure to e-mail them to tell them how much you appreciate them donating the bandwidth for the Old Louisville Guide.
And did you know that we also have our own Top Level Domain registrar right here in Old Louisville?  Network Solutions are not the only dotcom people anymore!  Visit the BestRegistrar.com website for more info or to register your domain name now..

Center for Heritage Tourism, promoting and providing tourist information for ALL of Louisville's many historic districts and heritage sites.  An unbelievable wealth of history and architectural beauty awaits the traveler to Louisville.

Kleier Associates is an architectural firm based in Old Louisville and experienced in the renovation and restoration of historic properties.  Specializes in Architectural design, garden design, period materials and furnishings for that period of history from late 19th to early 20th century and assists individuals who must obtain approvals from the Louisville and Jefferson County Landmarks Commission. They can also assist in the construction of any renovation, restoration or adaptive reuse project. Also quality shop drawings.

Need some beauty in your life?  Visit the Old Louisville Florist On-Line!  Order on-line or by telephone and have your arrangement sent anywhere in the world.

Highland Lighting  for those hard to find antique-style crystals, prisms and lamp parts. Limited restoration and  repair, too.

For real estate questions and some current listings of properties available in the area, we recommend a visit to Mary Martin's web page.  Mary is one of the most friendly, knowledgeable and experienced realtors in the area.   Let her put her skills to work for you in finding you your own Victorian dream castle.

Real Estate A short commentary on Old Louisville and other local real estate prices from Insider's Guide.

Naiser Design at 1325 S. Third Street. Services include advertising, brochures, communications audits, comps, computer aided design, copywriting, editing, illustration, media relations, typesetting and web pages.

Community Systems Research Institute, Inc. (CSRI) is a nonprofit organization (501(c)(3)) comprised of professionals and university faculty experienced in research, program development, evaluation, training, and dissemination of scientifically- grounded initiatives

Louisville International Cultural Center (LICC) is a non-profit organization dedicated to developing and nurturing cross-cultural relationships among people and institutions in the Greater Louisville area and their counterparts in the world.


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