Farmington - The Individual Landmark Architectural Review Committee meeting to continue consideration of off street surface parking at Farmington previously scheduled for February 20 at 5:30 p.m. has been cancelled. The case has been withdrawn.
Cavalier Building (2551 W. Market Street) *
On January 16th, 2013, the Metro Historic Landmarks and Preservation Districts Commission conducted a public hearing and voted in support of designating the Cavalier Building located at 2551 W. Market St. as a local landmark. The Landmarks Commission motion to approve included an amendment to the designation report. These amendments are reflected in the posted designation report: Cavalier Building Designation Report
* The designation of a local landmark shall be effective 60 days from the date upon which the Commission took its final action upon such proposal unless the Metro Council adopts, by a vote of the majority of the members in attendance, a resolution initiating a review of the Commission's final action upon the proposal within said 60 days.
Hogan’s Fountain Pavilion Designated a Local Landmark
On September 24th, the Metro Historic Landmarks and Preservation Districts Commission conducted a public hearing and designated the Hogan’s Fountain Pavilion (Teepee Shelter), located at 3110 Scenic Loop in Cherokee Park, as a local landmark.
Hogan's Fountain Staff Report
Landmarks Commission Agenda September 24, 2012
Clifton Design Guidelines Taskforce
Continuing a process begun in 2010 with the “Windows” guidelines, a taskforce has been convened to systematically review the rest of the Clifton Guidelines and develop recommendations for revisions to the Clifton Architectural Review Committee and the Landmarks Commission. Agendas, meeting minutes, and other items related to this work are available here:
Clifton Design Guidelines Taskforce Documents
Roscoe Goose House Designated a Local Landmark
The Metro Historic Landmarks and Preservation Districts Commission designated the Roscoe Goose House, located at 1302 South Third Street, as a local landmark at its May 22 public hearing.
Landmark Designation for the Mills-Stout House, located at 12802 Seatonville Road
The Metro Historic Landmarks and Preservation Districts Commission conducted a public hearing on January 19 to receive testimony and to consider the question of local landmark designation for the Mills-Stout House, located at 12802 Seatonville Road. The Commission tabled discussion until more research could be completed, and resumed discussion at the Commission meeting on March 15, when the Commission voted to defer action on the Mill-Stout House designation until it’s next regularly scheduled meeting on April 19. At its April 19 meeting, the Landmarks Commission voted not to designate the Mills-Stout House as an Individual Local Landmark.
Taylor-Herr House Designation
On November 17, 2011, the Landmarks Commission approved the designation of the Taylor-Herr House as an Individual Local Landmark.
Taylor-Herr House Landmark Final Designation Report
Tips on Weatherizing Your Home
Home Energy Efficiency Program - Tax Credits
Preservation Louisville’s Hands on History is a series of preservation maintenance workshops designed to help the historic home owner care for their unique house. The next series of workshops starts in September 2011. For a complete listing of workshops being offered, please follow this link and scroll down to “Hands of History”: http://www.preservationlouisville.org/events.html
Kentucky Historic Tax Credit program
Planning a rehabilitation project for your historic property? Learn how to take advantage of the Kentucky Historic Tax Credit program to help offset the costs of your rehabilitation work. Presented by Preservation Louisville, Inc. and the Kentucky Heritage Council, this workshop is designed to help the property owner though the application process of applying for the tax credits. To sign up for the next workshop, follow this link and scroll down to “Historic Preservation Tax Credit Workshops”: http://www.preservationlouisville.org/events.html
Local Preservation Districts /
Architectural Review Committees
West Main Street
Forms and Documents
Application Form - Landmarks and Overlay Districts
(Please Note: This application is formatted so that you can download it, fill it out, and then print. You cannot save the version you have typed on, but you can print it out. Applications need to be submitted to the Customer Service Desk of Planning and Design Services, located on the first floor of the Metro Development Center - 444 S. Fifth Street.)
Design Guidelines - Proposed Revisions
Ordinance: Historic Landmarks and Preservation Districts Commission #32.250
Ordinance Amendment: Ordinance No. 130, Series 2012
An ordinance amending sections 32.251, 32.260, and 32.263
Local Preservation Districts: Commonly Asked Questions
Historic Landmark and Preservation Districts Commission:
Top Myths and Mistakes
2006 Annual Report
2007 Annual Report
2008 Annual Report
2009 Annual Report
2010 Annual Report
2011 Annual Report
2012 Annual Report
Historic Preservation in Kentucky
Links to Other Historic Preservation Sites