Mayor announces federally funded project to revitalize Shawnee area

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by Jacob Ryan

WHAS11.com

Posted on October 30, 2013 at 4:03 PM

Updated Wednesday, Oct 30 at 4:57 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11)-- Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer on Wednesday announced a project that will focus on revitalizing the historic Shawnee neighborhood.

Shine on Shawnee is the city’s second federally funded initiative that will focus on exterior repairs, removing lead paint and resolving health and safety code violations over the next five years.

The project will renovate nearly 115 homes and is being funded by a $2 million federal grant.

Work is continuing in the Portland neighborhood.
 

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