Butchertown Neighborhood Association

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Welcome to Butchertown!

Butchertown's history can be traced as far back as 1796 when one of Louisville's first gristmills was erected within its boundaries. Its oldest house dates back to 1802.

In and around 1827 the neighborhood was annexed as a part of the city and then began experiencing its first wave of immigrants, mostly German, who came to be apart of the butchering businesses located there.

Since butchering was banned in the city core, butchers and other related businesses such as tanneries, soapmakers, blacksmiths and  Read More...

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Rental property

I am looking for a fun, affordable place to rent in the Butchertown area. Does anyone have any leads or suggestions?   Thanks, Char more
Started: March 26th 2012Replies: 0

Problems with Historic Preservation District...

I am currently wrangling with the city over home improvements I wish to make on my home.  Apparently, since we are in a historic district, we cannot improve our homes without making a federal... more
Started: May 25th 2011Replies: 0

915 Franklin St

The property at 915 Franklin Street appears abandoned. There are animals and vagrants that frequent the property at all hours of the day. There is a swimming pool in the backyard that is full of foul... more
Started: January 22nd 2010Replies: 0

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