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Tag: Downtown

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Legacy Trail Plans Will Be Discussed Open House

Legacy Trail Open House Tuesday, August 25th at 7 pm Lyric Theatre 300 East Third St. Fayette County: Discuss Legacy Trail plans at open house Staff Report, 8.24.15, Kentucky.com The preliminary plans for the next phase of the Legacy Trail are complete and the public is invited to attend an open house at 7 p.m....

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Thistle Station TIF

Fayette Alliance believes that Lexington-Fayette County can become the model for sustainable growth, by connecting and balancing its vibrant city with its unique and productive Bluegrass farmland. In furtherance of our mission to grow our city and promote our farms, we support Tax Increment Financing for the Thistle Station development, located on a 3.9-acre parcel at...

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Two-Way Streets

Currently this issue is in the Planning Committee of the Council, and we hope that the Committee will move it forward to the full Council for consideration and approval in June 2015. Beginning in 2012, Stantec Engineering spearheaded the effort to  assess the impacts of converting downtown’s “one-way” streets to “two-way” arterials. Using traffic studies,...

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We Support 21c Museum Hotel’s Loan Request

On Thursday, June 5th 2014, City Council voted to accept the $6 million Section 108 HUD Loan for the 21C Museum Hotel development. A special thanks to all of our supporters who wrote to council and came to meeting to show their support of this funding. Join us in support of 21C Museum Hotel’s Loan...

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Design & Density

Lexington has the potential to become one of the truly unique, human-scale, and vibrant cities in America. Lexington has a burgeoning downtown, along with remarkable historic and established neighborhoods, and some of the most productive and beautiful farmland in the world on the perimeter of the city. Our history as the “Athens of the West”...

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What Should Our Downtown Look Like?

Knox van Nagell, Executive Director of The Fayette Alliance, has been appointed to the recently established LFUCG Downtown Design Guidelines and Form Based Codes Taskforce. This diverse taskforce will discuss and make recommendations on how we can create a downtown that we can all enjoy and be proud of. Council will then consider the group’s...

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LFUCG Planning Commission gives initial approval for Krikorian development

At today’s LFUCG Planning Commission meeting, The Fayette Alliance conceptually endorsed George Krikorian’s proposed $70 million infill project in downtown Lexington. The proposal aims to revitalize roughly 18 acres of underutilized industrial property along Angliana Avenue. Using adaptive re-use and new construction, the project envisions a movie theatre, bowling alley, grocery store, residential, retail and...

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