consistently ranks high as one of the best places to live in America.
It was named the top livable city in 2012, 2008, and several other years
over the past few decades. To be a great place to live, there has to
be good, desirable neighborhoods
and the city has many such as Old Louisville, Highlands, Cherokee
Triangle, Crescent Hill, Audubon Park, just to name a few.
these remarkable environments are a variety of housing types: from
basic shapes like Shotguns and Bungalows, to more elaborate styles such
as Classical Revivals and Tudors. Louisvillians can choose from this
diverse, wide collection a home design that fits their lifestyle. Among
this large group, there are several select houses which involve more
exceptional planning and craftsmanship. These distinguished homes also
have fascinating histories of how they were built and who owned them.
noteworthy houses are often in secluded, non-visible locations
scattered throughout the region. Architect and historian Steve Wiser
has researched these landmark residences and assembled them into this
book “Distinctive Houses of Louisville”.