• 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.