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

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

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

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

EOP Designs Makerspace for Nativity Academy

LOUISVILLE, April 26, 2016 — Eight of the ten most wanted employees by the U.S. Department of Labor are ones with degrees in STEM fields. The U.S. Department of Commerce finds that STEM occupations are growing at 17%, while others are … Continued

EOP Announces 2015 Promotions

LEXINGTON, Ky., December 15, 2015 — EOP Architects is pleased to announce its promotions for 2015. The firm has promoted the following to associate with the firm: Ben Simmons, AIA, LEED AP Daniel Ware, AIA, LEED AP Jason Dunn, AIA, LEED AP J. Harding … Continued