LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The large, vacant area between downtown and the highlands was the focal point of a meeting between the project developer and the community on Thursday.
Paristown Preservation Trust was awarded the development agreement in December for the $183 million project.
The proposal for the development includes more than 350 apartment units, a public market plaza, a hotel and cottages.
The developer is working with neighbors to create a community benefit agreement to accomplish tasks asked from the community.
Paristown Pointe Neighborhood Association President Shannon Musselman says, "I think the neighborhood needs a developer that's going to open up opportunity for growth for small businesses."
Some other requests asked during the meeting were a grocery store, a traditional brick design and keeping the buildings to a certain height.
The planning commission and Metro Council have to approve a zoning change before construction can begin.
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