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We haven’t scheduled our next PechaKucha Night yet, but in the meantime you can watch some presentations, look at our map to see if there are any scheduled PKNs in nearby cities, or have a look at the long list of upcoming events, to see if there’s one you can attend!

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Featured Presentation

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David Mayo

Architect, de leon & primmer architecture workshop in Louisville

David Mayo, architect at De Leon & Primmer Architecture Workshop, discusses the need to respect the characteristics of historic neighborhoods when designing projects and continue the story while being unapologetic to our place in history.

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Lost in Peace

BY BETH HENSON
@ VOL 14 ON OCT 16, 2014

Artist and art therapist Beth Henson discusses the West Louisville Women's Coalition Peace Labyrinth project that is transforming a vacant property in Louisville's West End into a sanctuary of peace.

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Urban Textile Landscapes

BY COLLEEN CLINES
@ VOL 14 ON OCT 16, 2014

Colleen Clines, Co-Founder & CEO of Anchal Project & dyeScape in Louisville, discusses how bringing together her passion for urban spatial design and social entrepreneurship is addressing vacant land in the city.

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Russell Renaissance

BY HAVEN HARRINGTON
@ VOL 14 ON OCT 16, 2014

Haven Harrington discusses ideas and initiatives to revitalize the Russell Neighborhood in Louisville, Kentucky. He begins with a short history of the over 100 year old community, then focuses on its current state.

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Vision Smoketown

BY JESSICA BELLAMY
@ VOL 14 ON OCT 16, 2014

Jessica Bellamy of Kentuckians for the Commonwealth discusses efforts to ensure that the revitalization of the Smoketown neighborhood aligns with the current residents.

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Temporary Space, Permanent Good

BY JULIENNE CHEN
@ VOL 14 ON OCT 16, 2014

Julienne Chen of the Mayor's Innovation Team discusses several examples of temporary initaitives to activate public space for pubic good.

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Greater Louisville Project

BY KRISTA DRESCHER-BURKE
@ VOL 14 ON OCT 16, 2014

Krista Drescher-Burke decribes how Greater Louisville Project is working to improve quality of place in Louisville.

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Cross-Generation Sustainability

BY THEO EDMONDS
@ VOL 14 ON OCT 16, 2014

Theo Edmonds of I.D.E.A.S. 40203 discusses the new framework for rehabilitationg neighborhoods through arts and education in Louisville, Kentucky.

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Reactivating the NoLi Neighborhood

BY RICHARD YOUNG
@ VOL 14 ON OCT 16, 2014

Richard Young, with the North Limestone Community Development Corporation, presents on their work to transform a disinvested neighborhood in Lexington, Kentucky. Showcasing the power to rehabilitate neighborhoods by asking what the neighborhood wants and needs, and then delivering.

 

LOUISVILLE Blog

Love an Old House

"Nothing is more painful to me than the sight of an abandoned old house..."
David Dominé believes that old houses are like old people - if you listen to them, they'll have a story to tell. David moved to Louisville in 1993, where he was immediately taken by the abundance of vibrant, classical architecture. He began writing books about old houses in the neighborhood, bringing to the forefront their colorful and interesting pasts, and in "Love an Old House" from PKN Louisville Vol. 11, you'll hear a few of those stories. 

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