Kentucky

In the most recent analysis to come from a bounty of data releases this week from the U.S. Census, Governing examines the growth of poverty, especially the areas where it concentrates.
5 days ago   Governing
Blair Kamin takes an appreciative view of Michael Graves' Humana Building, now a defining icon of Derby City, and the much derided postmodern architecture movement.
Apr 13, 2012   Chicago Tribune
Foreclosures continue to decimate communities around the nation, with black neighborhoods being the hardest hit. However, it is investors, not homeowners, who account for the adverse impact on the nation's black communities, write John Gilderbloom and Gregory Squires. Exclusive
Jan 9, 2012  By John I. Gilderbloom
A grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has Louisville thinking differently. "...it's not just about smart growth, it’s not just about transportation, it's not just about parks or better nutrition, it’s about all of those things and more."
Jun 14, 2011   The New York Times
Governmental support for plans for a religious theme park in Kentucky featuring a replica of Noah's Ark have spurred protests.
Mar 11, 2011   NPR
In a major blow to Preservationists, the city of Louisville has granted the demolition of a portion of the historic Whiskey Row.
Mar 1, 2011   The Achitect's Newspaper
The Atlantic's James Fallows and Alexis Madrigal fly over Virginia & Kentucky to see first hand how mining effects the land, both in the U.S. and more importantly in China, where they're developing greener techniques for mining.
Nov 27, 2010   The Atlantic Magazine
In Louisville, Kentucky, urban planning professor John Gilderbloom decries the lack of regulations on homeless shelters in the area.
Aug 17, 2009   Courier-Journal
Quirky, artistic bike racks are cropping up in cities around the country--a trend that benefits more than just cyclists.
Nov 5, 2008   USA Today
In 2006, the city of Louisville set up a wall where graffiti artists were allowed to paint. But when the art started offending neighbors and officials, the wall was shut down. This article wonders if there's room for more public art in Louisville.
Aug 29, 2008   The Louisville Eccentric Observer
<p>Kentucky and Tennessee residents who were evicted in the 1960s to make way for a nature preserve are fighting to make sure their history is accurately represented in historical markers and visitor centers at the site.</p>
Jun 25, 2008   Knoxville News Sentinel