Second Street Neighborhood Association

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Radiant in the beauty of blossoming pear trees in early spring, historic Second Street beckons residents and visitors to explore its charm.

Gracious, yet unpretentious, Victorian, Richardsonian and Italianate homes hint at the fashionable and elegant living of another era.

Centrally located in the heart of Old Louisville, Second Street homes have become one of the focal points of an impressive renovation and restoration effort. Bounded by Broadway on the north and Cardinal Blvd. on the south, it is difficult to imagine the once blighted condition suffered by so many of these splendid homes.

Historically, many of the stately mansions and villas in the Old Louisville area were constructed during the phenomenal growth period of the 1890's. Spurred by the Great Southern Exposition of 1883, the area attracted some of the wealthiest and most notable citizenry to its environs.

This was an era of leisure, wealth, and conspicuous display. Opulent decorations, meticulous craftsmanship, and lavish furnishings were meant to dazzle both visitor and passerby alike.

Today they still do.  MORE...

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Alley Parking 2nd St., alley

Hi. I have problems with people parking in my space. I have had my back window shot out and my car key scratched. I have had to have cars towed from my spot and I hate that, but I pay for the space... more
Started: June 2nd 2008Replies: 0

Let's Get Ready for Merger

Mar 12, 2002 Any suggestions on how to bring Old Louisville/ Limerick, as well as other historic districts, to the forefront in the public eye? Most of our residents know that our neighborhood is an... more
Started: May 24th 2002Replies: 0

Campaign Signs

Those of us who have worked for George Unseld's Council campaign are hopeful of victory in Tuesday's primary. With this in mind, we'd like your help: if any of you know the whereabouts of the 30+... more
Started: May 23rd 2002Replies: 0

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Egg Safety
Eggsthumb The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced July 16th, 2009, a regulation expected to prevent each year 79,000 cases of foodborne illness and 30 deaths caused by consumption of eggs contaminated with the...
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Meeting Manners Matter
Badmanners1_th "The problem with meeting manners is people don't realize that they matter." -- Anonymous "We should restore the practice of dueling. It might improve manners around here." -- Edward Abbey The benefits of...
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