Building upon the success of Louisville’s Waterfront Park (Phases 1-3), Phase 4 is intended to be the westward expansion of open space along the downtown banks of the Ohio River. The 22 acre site serves as a continuation of community open space along the Ohio River corridor, connecting the downtown core with Portland Neighborhood and West Louisville to the west of the park.
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The road under the Second Street Bridge has been transformed into a plaza — filled with plantings, seats and pedestrian spaces to host festivals and celebrations — shaded by the dynamically illuminated overpass. Leni Schwendinger Light Projects’ streetscape scope included a service road and vacant land alongside the Clark Memorial Bridge. The historic cantilevered truss bridge, locally known as Second Street Bridge, crosses the Ohio River. Conveniently located adjacent to the new Yum Arena, the objective was to transform the off-ramp into a vibrant promenade.
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The Mediative Urbanisms competition was orgainsed by the Irish Hill Neighborhood Association to generate ideas to envision the future of a 30-acre post-industrial site in Louisville, Kentucky.
The winner of the competition is the team of Tetsuya Kawano and Julien Boulley from Paris who designed a multi-use building and residential tower and an urban agriculture area.
For more information about the competition go to the Irish Hill Neighborhood Association
For an article outlining the competition go to the SOURCE: Courier-Journal