Monthly Archives: July 2015


JQ Public House to evoke comfort food at Waterfront

Q Public House is the name of the new “American comfort food” restaurant at Riverpark Place. The Waterfront Park eatery astride a marina on the Ohio River opens next March, the restaurant developer announced Wednesday. “JQ’s idea is Americana. I traveled a lot with my dad growing up and we always stopped at roadside diners. There would always be a case of homemade desserts, fried…

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The 800, Axis Projects Seek Tax Deals

The 800, Axis Projects Seek Tax Deals

The Louisville Metro Council has scheduled two public hearings on creation of special taxing districts to provide financial help to two projects, a major makeover of The 800 Apartments on York Street and the other to support construction of 300 apartments on Lexington Road in Irish Hill. Creation of either taxing district will require Metro Council approval of an ordinance. The two hearings are both…

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Developer plans shopping center at Snyder Freeway, Bardstown Road

Developer plans shopping center at Snyder Freeway, Bardstown Road

A Lexington development company is planning a shopping center with 13 stores and/or restaurants just southwest of the Gene Snyder Freeway and Bardstown Road. Plans call for a 50,000-square-foot, unnamed retail outlet to anchor the nearly 230,000-square-foot shopping center, The Courier-Journal reports. William Bardenwerper, zoning lawyer for Madden Development, says that Madden has a contract with several property owners to buy the site, which is…

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Lexington, Payne Site Cleared For Apartments

Lexington, Payne Site Cleared For Apartments

An Indianapolis developer, Cityscape Residential, has cleared a large site in Irish Hill near the corner of Lexington Road and Payne Street where it plans to build nearly 300 upscale apartments along Beargrass Creek. Cityscape has not announced a formal ground-breaking for the Irish Hill project, being called Axis Apartments. But a large old warehouse complex on the site has been cleared in the past…

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Shopping Center Planned at Snyder, Bardstown

Shopping Center Planned at Snyder, Bardstown

A Lexington development company plans a shopping center with nearly 230,000 square feet of space just southwest of the Gene Snyder Freeway and Bardstown Road in far southern Jefferson County. A site plan filed by Madden Development, headed by Patrick Madden, with the Metro Department of Planning and Design services shows 13 stores and/or restaurants, including a 50,000-square-foot, unnamed anchor retail outlet. The plan shows…

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