Louisville Residents Weigh In on Plans for Urban Government Center

LOUISVILLE, April 19, 2017 — Five groups hoping to win a bid to develop 12 acres in Paristown Pointe, a small neighborhood that adjoins the popular Highlands and Germantown neighborhoods, faced their toughest crowd — Louisville residents. EOP collaborated with WorK A+D as part of The Marian Group team.

Of the people who Insider Louisville spoke to at Monday’s meeting, several liked The Marian Group’s presentation best. Most said they liked how The Marian Group incorporated a walking path across the property as well as incorporated plenty of green space.

During The Marian Group presentation, Justin Brown, a principal with the company, highlighted that its proposal including mixed-income and multi-generational housing and that 43 percent of the site would be dedicated green space.

“This has to be a place we all want to live,” Brown said. “We are simply trying to take what’s great about (the neighborhood) and incorporate it into our site.”

Read the Insider Louisville article here.