Shriners to Open in 2017

LEXINGTON, Ky., Jan. 11, 2017  — Construction continues on the new Shriners Hospitals for Children – Lexington across from the UK Healthcare Albert Chandler Hospital. The existing hospital will be vacated when the new five-story facility, which will include an ambulatory surgery center, … Continued

Aloft Louisville East Set to Open

LOUISVILLE, Jan. 6, 2017 — The EOP-designed Aloft Louisville East had a sneak peek preview party today for the $27 million, 126-room hotel. The hotel is to make its debut in the coming weeks. Amenities include an indoor pool, fitness center, the … Continued

Recycling the Kentucky International Convention Center

LOUISVILLE, Dec. 5, 2016 — The demolition derby at the Kentucky International Convention Center continues today with a closer look at the ongoing construction. Four decades after crews erected the downtown convention center, a new generation of builders is carefully disassembling that … Continued

Senior Center Memberships Skyrocket in EOP-Designed Facility

LEXINGTON, Ky., Nov. 20, 2016 — The $13 million Lexington Senior Center opened Sept. 15th and in less than two months daily attendance and new memberships have skyrocketed. The EOP-designed center replaces the cramped senior center off Nicholasville Road. “It’s been non-stop … Continued

Demolition Begins at KICC

LOUISVILLE, Nov. 15, 2016 — The Kentucky International Convention Center is gutted. The Convention Center on Jefferson Street between Third and Fourth Streets is getting a $200 million makeover, including more exhibit space, a 40,000-square-foot ballroom and renovations for all meeting rooms. … Continued

New Renderings of Renovated Convention Center Released

LOUISVILLE, Oct. 31, 2016 — Updated renderings of a renovated Kentucky International Convention Center, designed by EOP and the Chicago office of HOK, were released today in preparation for the demolition of large portions of the facility. EOP Principal Richard … Continued

Lexington Senior Center Opens to Packed House

LEXINGTON, Ky., Sep. 9, 2016 — The EOP-designed Lexington Senior Center held its ribbon-cutting ceremony today to a packed house with Mayor Jim Gray, government officials, staff and hundreds of seniors in attendance. Designing a building that plays an important role in … Continued

EOP Designs New Outdoor Venue at Lexington Green

LEXINGTON, Ky., Aug. 11, 2016 — Sometimes, it’s the small projects that have the greatest impact. The new dock and tensile structures at Lexington Green Lakeside create a great new outdoor venue for concerts with lots of space for people watching. … Continued

KICC Team Releases Congestion-Mitigation Plan

LOUISVILLE, Aug. 7, 2016 — Taking a detour is sometimes the only way to keep moving forward, and the expansion and renovation of the Kentucky International Convention Center is an important step in moving Louisville forward. “The design team created … Continued