Heritage Architecture, Louisville Photos

Louisville downtown has recaptured access to the Ohio River & preserved heritage architecture.

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William Clark statue. Louisville, KY.Bridges over Ohio River. Louisville, KY.Bridges over Ohio River. Louisville, KY.Clark Memorial Bridge over Ohio River. Louisville, KY.
Statue of William Clark surveys Ohio River where Lewis & Clark started their journey of discovery to the west from Louisville. Louisville, KY.Bridges over Ohio River. Louisville, KY.Bridges over Ohio River. Louisville, KY.Iron girder detail of Clark Memorial Bridge over Ohio River. Louisville, KY.
Belle Of Louisville steam boat. Louisville, KY.Belle Of Louisville steam boat. Louisville, KY.Jefferson County Courthouse, Aegon Center & KY Home Life Bldgs. Louisville, KY.Thomas Jefferson statue. Louisville, KY.
Belle Of Louisville steam boat (1914). Louisville, KY. Architect: James Rees & Sons. On National Register.Belle Of Louisville steam boat stern wheel detail. Louisville, KY.Jefferson County Courthouse, Aegon Center & KY Home Life Bldgs. Louisville, KY.Thomas Jefferson statue silhouetted against Aegon Center. Louisville, KY.
Jefferson County Courthouse. Louisville, KY.Thomas Jefferson statue. Louisville, KY.Aegon Center & KY Home Life Building. Louisville, KY.Kentucky Home Life Building. Louisville, KY.
Jefferson County Courthouse (1842) (527 W. Jefferson St.). Louisville, KY. Architect: Gideon Shryock. On National Register.Angels of justice at base of Thomas Jefferson statue. Louisville, KY.Aegon Center & KY Home Life Building. Louisville, KY.Inter-Southern Insurance Building now Kentucky Home Life Building (1922) (239 S. 5th St.). Louisville, KY. Architect: D.X. Murphy. On National Register.
Kentucky Home Life Building. Louisville, KY.Victorian buildings. Louisville, KY.Victorian buildings. Louisville, KY.Louisville City Hall. Louisville, KY.
Columns of Kentucky Home Life Building. Louisville, KY.Victorian Italianate buildings along 5th St. north of Jefferson. Louisville, KY.Victorian buildings on 5th St. towered over by modern highrise with lighthouse-like tower. Louisville, KY.Clock tower of Louisville City Hall (1875). Louisville, KY. Architect: Henry Whitestone. On National Register.
Louisville City Hall. Louisville, KY.Louisville City Hall. Louisville, KY.Louisville City Hall. Louisville, KY.Former fire hall. Louisville, KY.
Louisville City Hall (rt) (1871-3) & Annex (left) (1909) (601-3 W. Jefferson St.). Louisville, KY. Style: Second Empire, Italianate. Architect: John Andrewartha; then annex by Cornelius Curtin. On National Register.Horse's head carving on Louisville City Hall. Louisville, KY.Pig's head carving on Louisville City Hall. Louisville, KY.Steam Engine Company No. 2 a former fire department building (1891) (617 W. Jefferson St.). Louisville, KY. Style: Romanesque. Architect: McDonald Brothers. On National Register.
Former fire hall. Louisville, KY.Statue of Louis XVI. Louisville, KY.Cathedral of the Assumption. Louisville, KY.Cathedral of the Assumption interior. Louisville, KY.
Carved fire helmet, trumpet & hose on Steam Engine Company No. 2. Louisville, KY. On National Register.Statue of Louis XVI (1754-93) after whom Louisville is named for his support in Revolutionary War. Statue (1927) by Valois. Louisville, KY.Cathedral of the Assumption (1905) (443 S. 5th St.). Louisville, KY. Style: Gothic revival. Architect: D.X. Murphy. On National Register.Cathedral of the Assumption Gothic interior. Louisville, KY.
Cathedral of the Assumption & Republic Building. Louisville, KY.Republic Building. Louisville, KY.Republic Building. Louisville, KY.Republic Building. Louisville, KY.
Cathedral of the Assumption & Republic Building. Louisville, KY.Republic Building (1916) (429 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd.). Louisville, KY. Architect: Joseph & Joseph. On National Register.Facade of Republic Building. Louisville, KY.Tile detail of Republic Building. Louisville, KY.
Louisville Medical College. Louisville, KY.Louisville Medical College. Louisville, KY.Louisville Medical College. Louisville, KY.Louisville Medical College. Louisville, KY.
Tower of Louisville Medical College. Louisville, KY.University of Louisville School of Medicine (1893) (101 W. Chestnut St.). Louisville, KY. Style: Richarsonian Romanesque. Architect: Clarke & Loomis. On National Register.Entrance of Louisville Medical College. Louisville, KY.Facade of Louisville Medical College. Louisville, KY.
Grant Robinson Memorial Hall. Louisville, KY.Thomas Edison's House. Louisville, KY.Churchill Downs & Kentucky Derby Museum. Louisville, KY.Churchill Downs racetrack. Louisville, KY.
Grant Robinson Memorial Hall. Louisville, KY. Style: Gothic Revival.Thomas Edison's Buchertown House where young inventor rented a room while working as telegrapher. Louisville, KY.Churchill Downs & Kentucky Derby Museum. Louisville, KY.Twin spires of Churchill Downs racetrack. Louisville, KY.

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