We want to congratulate Lexington and Fayette Alliance Board Member Holly Wiedemann on this important partnership!
by Beth Musgrave, 4.28.15, Kentucky.com
A Lexington developer and a Louisville firm are likely to be project managers for the possible renovation of the old Fayette County Courthouse on Main Street.
City officials selected AU Associates, a Lexington firm that specializes in reuse and affordable housing projects, and CityVisions Associates of Louisville, this month. The firms were one of two groups to respond to a request for proposals to help with refurbishing the courthouse.
The Urban County Council probably will take a final vote on the contract soon.
A recent study of the old courthouse — which was opened to the public in 1900 — showed that $38 million would be needed to renovate the building. That price includes finance, design and a $4 million contingency fund.
Mayor Jim Gray has set aside $22 million in his proposed budget for the upcoming fiscal year for the courthouse. The Urban County Council has not signed off on the proposal. It won’t take a final vote on the budget until late June…Read more at Kentucky.com
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