Economic Growth and Innovation Newsroom
Grand Opening of Highland Coffee 627 S. Fourth Street
Friday September 10, 2004
Highland Coffee has opened second location, along Fourth Street entertainment district. With 2,000 square feet at 627 S. Fourth Street, Highland Coffee serves six selections of coffee daily, including flavored, regular, decaffeinated and organic coffees.
Highland Coffee’s first location, at 1140 Bardstown Road, has been open five years.
Highland Coffee received $15,000 from metro government’s Fourth Street Forgivable Loan Program to open this retail space on Fourth Street.
Local owners Greg and Natalie Hofer hail from California and Louisville respectively. Greg’s family has been in the coffee business for more than 20 years.
Highland Coffee is located in the historic Theatre Building, adjacent to the Palace Theatre.
Other nearby locations of interest are Theatre Square, Cunningham’s Restaurant, historic Kentucky Theatre, and Public Radio Partnership.