Louisville, KY Exposition Neighborhood Photos

The 1884 Louisville Southern Exposition introduced rail public transport & Edison's electric lights to the area and consequently drew the wealthy to build mansions here.

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Conrad-Caldwell House. Louisville, KY.Louisville Southern Exposition poster. Louisville, KY.Louisville Southern Exposition poster. Louisville, KY.Starks House. Louisville, KY.
Conrad-Caldwell House (1892-5) (1402 St. James Court), now a museum in Old Louisville. Louisville, KY. Style: Richarsonian Romanesque. Architect: Arthur Loomis. Louisville Southern Exposition (1884) where Edison's electric lights illuminated expo hall on poster in Conrad-Caldwell House. Louisville, KY.Louisville Southern Exposition poster in Conrad-Caldwell House since house & old Louisville now stands on former 1884 Expo grounds. Louisville, KY.Starks House (1898) (1412 St. James Court). Louisville, KY. Style: Neo-Classical Revival with Arts & Crafts.
Hindman Briscoe House. Louisville, KY.St James Fountain. Louisville, KY.Charles Compton House. Louisville, KY.Frank Lampton House. Louisville, KY.
Hindman Briscoe House (1901) (1424 St. James Court) with custom molded terra cotta. Louisville, KY. Style: Venetian Gothic.St. James Fountain (late 1800s) & 1439 St. James Court. Louisville, KY.Charles Compton House (1901) (1436 St. James Court) with round portico. Louisville, KY.Frank Lampton House (1892) (1440 St. James Court) with round portico. Louisville, KY. Style: Queen Anne.
Pink Palace. Louisville, KY.Dr. William Warthen chateau. Louisville, KY.Dr. William Warthen chateau. Louisville, KY.1476 S. 4th St. Louisville, KY.
Pink Palace (1473 St. James Court). Louisville, KY.Dr. William Warthen chateau (1895-7) (402 Belgravia Court). Louisville, KY. Style: French Chateau.Dr. William Warthen chateau (1895-7) (402 Belgravia Court). Louisville, KY. Style: French Chateau.1476 S. 4th St. Louisville, KY.
Jacob Gast House & Graham Vreeland Chateau. Louisville, KY.R.H. Higgins House. Louisville, KY.Tree in Central Park South. Louisville, KY.Vernon D. Price House. Louisville, KY.
Jacob Gast House (1896) (1420 S. 4th St.) & Graham Vreeland Chateau (1898) (1424 S. 4th St.). Louisville, KY.R.H. Higgins House (1886) (1401 S. 4th St.). Louisville, KY. Style: Italianate.Tree in bloom Central Park South neighborhood. Louisville, KY.Vernon D. Price House (1885) (1353 S. 4th St.). Louisville, KY. Style: Victorian.
1324 S. 4th St. Louisville, KY.First Church of Christ Scientist. Louisville, KY.Ferguson Mansion. Louisville, KY.Ferguson Mansion. Louisville, KY.
1324 S. 4th St. Louisville, KY. Style: Richardsonian Romanesque.First Church of Christ Scientist (1917) (1305 S. 3rd St.) where each column is a single stone. Louisville, KY. Style: Neo-Classical Revival.Ferguson Mansion (1905) (1310 S. 3rd St.) now a museum of Kentucky History. Louisville, KY. Style: Beaux Arts.Ferguson Mansion facade. Louisville, KY.
Ferguson Mansion carriage house. Louisville, KY.Fannie Gauman House. Louisville, KY.Ewing Eaches House. Louisville, KY.W.B. Doherty House. Louisville, KY.
Ferguson Mansion carriage house (1901). Louisville, KY.Fannie Gauman House (1905) (1346 S. 3rd St.). Louisville, KY. Style: Victorian with Gothic.Ewing Eaches House (1895) (1369 S. 3rd St.) with a glass canopy. Louisville, KY. Style: Romanesque Revival.W.B. Doherty House (1913) (1358 S. 1st St.) with a inlaid mosaic bricks. Louisville, KY. Style: Craftsman.
1350 S. 1st St. Louisville, KY.1350 S. 1st St. Louisville, KY.R.M. Hughes House. Louisville, KY.R.M. Hughes House. Louisville, KY.
1350 S. 1st St. with brick patterns. Louisville, KY.1350 S. 1st St. with brick patterns. Louisville, KY.R.M. Hughes House (1890) (1341 S. 1st St.) combines Second Empire, Gothic, Romanesque & other elements. Louisville, KY.R.M. Hughes House (1890) (1341 S. 1st St.) with mix of windows. Louisville, KY.
1354 S. 1st St. Louisville, KY.


1354 S. 1st St. with Romanesque window tops. Louisville, KY.



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