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Old Louisville

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Beautiful houses

In this neighborhood you really feel the history. It is great to walk or driver around. The architecture is beautiful and preserved.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Autumn M
Stamford, Connecticut
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Stamford, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

In this neighborhood you really feel the history. It is great to walk or driver around. The architecture is beautiful and preserved.

Thank Autumn M
Worcester, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Wow--I had no idea this neighborhood even existed....one of the most beautifully maintained, and incredibly large architectural showplaces I've ever seen--and as a rabid architecture/history fan, that's saying something. Gorgeous blend of nearly 1,300 (!!!) homes (and churches) from around 1885-1910. Incredible! Louisville needs to do more to promote this national treasure.

Thank vermeer_12
Plainview, New York
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks 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.

Thank simon s
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks 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.

Thank Paul R
Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

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 

Thank dunedewellers
Novi, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 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

Thank Davidamy617
Muskegon, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 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!

Thank waywordone
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 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.

Thank LJScar
Taylorsville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 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 .

Thank jeffsorrels

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