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

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

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

New Senior Center to Open this Fall

LEXINGTON, Ky., Aug. 1, 2016 — Today’s senior centers are reinventing themselves to meet the needs and desires of the aging baby boom generation, which accounts for more than two-thirds of the 50+ population. Research shows that older adults who participate … Continued

Convention Center Work Sets Local Workforce Goals

LOUISVILLE, Jul. 20, 2016 — Construction for the expansion of the Kentucky International Convention Center begins August 17. A WDRB News report includes animation by Hunt Construction Group detailing the plans for construction. Plans call for 20 percent of all “workforce hours” … Continued

Richard Polk Presents ‘KICC it up a Notch’

LOUISVILLE, Jul. 14, 2016 — Speaking to a near capacity crowd, Richard Polk, the EOP principal leading the renovation and expansion of the Kentucky International Convention Center, discusses the plans for the 40-year-old facility. Linda Edwards, vice president & general … Continued