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Old Louisville

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Neighbourhood: Old Louisville
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Address: Louisville, KY
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Beautiful old homes are area.

We spent some time walking all around the St. James area. Absolutely beautiful old homes and yards. A pleasant and interesting area to spend some time just observing. Parking... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
simon s
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Felton, California
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Plainview, New York
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had asked some people in Louisville about Old Louisville and they essentially told us "not to go, that its not a great area and nothing to see". We had some time, and took a drive there anyway the next day. The area was not bad, the houses on a few streets were beautiful, and it is around their Central... More 

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Felton, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent some time walking all around the St. James area. Absolutely beautiful old homes and yards. A pleasant and interesting area to spend some time just observing. Parking could be a problem, but there usually spots available adjacent to the area.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Just walking around was a treat. It's rare in any city that you see so many examples of older architectures in one place. It didn't take long to make the circle of the street in front of the Conrad-Caldwell house, and as a free activity, it's totally worth doing if you like unique architectures.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On Saint James Court, in historical old Louisville there is an art fair (SAINT JAMES ART FAIR) and it has arts and crafts from all over the country,it is an awesome experience for enjoying the restored homes that have history and stories that are shared by some of the homeowner and quite often a few historians visiting there at the... More 

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Novi, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

These houses are an architectural lovers dream! Just walk around this area and enjoy. The street lights are real working gas lights. The fountain is beautiful. The houses are just make you drool. We were lucky to be on a tour and fortunate to be able to enter some of them

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Muskegon, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

Took our Michigan friends to see this area, they were duly impressed! The fact that people have chosen to live in and maintain these beautiful homes is great!

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louisville
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

Take a walk during the day and take a trip back in time to the days of railroad men and a city on the cusp of greatness. There is no other city with more of these homes than Louisville in the country. They are beautiful and majestic and nothing compares.

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Taylorsville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Old Louisville is a great place to photograph . The old houses are so cool looking . The fall is the best time of year to walk the sidewalks with the trees changing color .

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

The hubby and I enjoy just strolling through the area. Gorgeous properties and a few places for eats and drinks. A piece of history. Don't forget to wander through Central Park. Shakespeare in the Park is a wonderful relaxing evening affair in the summer months.

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Groton, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

I liked walking through Old Louisville. The houses are beautiful and I love comparing and contrasting the differences in the architecture in the older US cities.

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