Yes, I know John Yarmuth is leading Todd Lally in the latest Alessi poll. But who cares? Everyone knows he’s gonna win. Let’s move on to something fun for nerds like me.
That sound you hear is Branden Klayko beating A Kentucky Newspaper to the punch yet again.
This in in a story about the Filson Historical Society lightening up Louisville:
Since 1986, the Filson Historical Society in Louisville, Kentucky has enjoyed an enviable home at the Ferguson Mansion, a turn-of-the-century structure set within one of America’s largest Victorian historic districts. But that made designing the society’s $6.4 million expansion especially fraught, given the institution’s aim to include educational space, offices, a 250-seat lecture hall, museum storage, and a landscaped plaza within the traditional Old Louisville neighborhood.
Fortunately, local firm De Leon & Primmer Architecture Workshop chose to look toward the future rather than replicate the society’s Victorian past, and its flairful approach to contextual design unanimously passed the Metro Louisville Landmarks Commission yesterday, setting the stage for a fundraising campaign this fall.
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