Mayor Greg Fischer Newsroom
Red Cheetah to Join 4th Street Live! Lineup
Friday February 27, 2004
Mayor Jerry Abramson, The Hogan Group and The Cordish Company today announced the addition of Red Cheetah, an upscale lounge and dance club, and Bartini’s martini bar to the 4th Street Live! district.
“Red Cheetah is a proven concept that will bring an upscale, high-energy vibe to the 4th Street District,” said Reed S. Cordish, Vice President of The Cordish Company. “Red Cheetah will be one of the premier places in Louisville for sophisticated nighttime entertainment. Red Cheetah and Bartini’s will perfectly compliment 4th Street Live’s multiple other bars, clubs, restaurants and entertainment venues, creating the largest entertainment district in the region.”
“These venues will truly add to the energy that 4th Street Live! will soon bring to downtown,” said Mayor Jerry Abramson. “It is very exciting to see the district coming together.”
Red Cheetah and Bartini’s will be a 12,000-square-foot lounge and dance club on the 2nd level of 4th Street Live! and will feature an entrance on the ground level as well as the 2nd floor. The club also will include an exclusive VIP area and will bring to Louisville South Beach style “bottle service.” VIP bottle service features fine wines, exotic champagnes and premium liquor to VIP clientele. Bottle Service is prevalent at upscale clubs in South Beach Miami, Los Angeles, New York City and Philadelphia. Bartini’s is an exclusive martini bar located within Red Cheetah.
Red Cheetah is owned by FDG, Inc. The company operates entertainment venues across the country, including locations in Cocowalk in Miami and Channelside in Tampa, FL.
“We are very excited about bringing Red Cheetah to the Louisville market. It has always been our goal to bring Red Cheetah’s combination of high energy and refined service to developments, which are making an impact within a community,