Construction completed, connecting the Town Branch and Legacy Trails.
Construction continues on Town Branch Greenway through downtown.
Construction scheduled to begin on Midland Avenue in mid-2017.
LFUCG engages Gresham, Smith, and Partners to complete design of the Town Branch Greenway.
AECOM engages SCAPE to complete master planning and conceptual park design.
LFUCG engages AECOM as Program Manager for the infrastructure portion of the TBC.
2016 Two projects related to TBC awarded Knight Cities Challenge grants
LFUCG resubmits for TIGER federal transportation grant. Awarded $14.1M. Mayor Jim Gray commits additional $1.85M grant match to project.
Ad hoc group of community leaders assemble in Louisville to workshop with 21st Century Parks on a strategic master plan in the winter. Strategic Master Plan delivered by 21st Century Parks and presented to the Urban County Council later in the spring.
Mayor Gray includes $10M for TBC in his capital budget proposal. Adopted by the Urban County Council.
The LFUCG submits for a TIGER federal transportation grant in summer 2015. Made it to final round of review, not funded
LDDA and UK Extension undertake series of active living and environmental education pop-up events as the Town Branch Water Walk in the fall.
TBC awarded $5.9M in state transportation grants in the fall.
LDDA and BGCF invited to participate in Reimagining the Civic Commons, an invitation-only grant competition.
Rupp/Convention Center schematic design completed and unveiled publically. Town Branch Commons is an integrated part of the design.
SCAPE delivers Master Plan Phase 2a – Feasibility Study.
LDDA engages 21st Century Parks (Louisville) to advise on a strategic master plan.
LDDA, with support from UK College of Design and Fayette Alliance Foundation, hosts an international invited design competition, selecting a proposal from SCAPE/Landscape Architecture. Submissions publically exhibited at DAC in February. SCAPE makes public presentation of the design proposal.
SCAPE engaged by LDDA to undertake a physical master plan for the project and engaged as part of the LCC design team for Rupp/Convention Center renovation. Centrepointe developers engage SCAPE to advise on Vine Street portion of site plan.
Rupp Arena Arts & Entertainment District Task Force adopts RAAED Master Plan (SPACEGROUP). Master Plan recommends creation of a linear park along the historic path of the Town Branch.
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