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Louisville Community Design Center "Barbax" study materials

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 2011_052-UA
The thirty-six page "Barbax" report and approximately 150 accompanying slides, mostly of businesses from 800 Baxter Avenue to 1600 Bardstown Road in Louisville's Highlands neighborhood. A selection of slides (some organized) are grouped by block number. Also includes a DVD copy of "The Bardstown Road Show," written by Nathalie Andrews and Robert Wilkins for a 1979 thirty-minute Channel 15 (WKPC Public Television) series titled "Metro Mirror." The program is based on the recommendations of the Barbax Study publishd a year earlier and contains video interviews with commercial corridor shop keepers, realtors, property owners, historians, and an urban designer, along with excellent documentary footage taken from a moving vehicle from about Bonnycastle Avenue to Baxter and Broadway.

Dates

  • circa 1977-1978

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to researchers.

Extent

0.375 linear feet (1 videocassette box)

Creator

Title
Louisville Community Design Center "Barbax" Study Materials
Status
Completed
Date
2020
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid is in English.

Repository Details

Part of the University of Louisville Archives and Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Ekstrom Library, Lower Level Room 17
Louisville KY 40292
502 852-6752
502 852-6673 (Fax)