Experience the Beauty of Old Louisville's Victorian District!

Experience the Beauty of Old Louisville's Victorian District!

Old Louisville's Victorian District

Did you know that Louisville, KY houses the largest preserved Victorian district in the United States? It’s true! Old Louisville, the area running from around Kentucky Street to the University of Louisville, is a true hidden surprise here in the city. A large number of people have never really experienced the neighborhood’s architectural beauty! From the stylized columns to dormers and stained glass, Old Louisville’s Victorian architecture creates the most picturesque environment imaginable tucked away just outside the city’s downtown area.

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Old Louisville's Victorian District

A Victorian home is characterized by the time period in which it was built; the era of Queen Victoria lasted from the 1800s into the early 20th century. Although a specific picture may come to mind when you imagine a house built during this romantic period, there are a variety of styles that can be referred to as true Victorian architecture. Romanesque, Queen Anne, and Italianate are just a few of the architectural styles that are clearly evident when admiring the buildings residing in the Old Louisville neighborhood. A Romanesque home will feature a significant amount of rounded edges. This may be most noticeable in the doorway arches and windows. Italianate homes, on the other hand, are usually spotted by their straight lines and flattened roofs. Queen Anne styled houses reach high into the treetops with their tall chimneys and turrets. The variety in shape and size of these historic buildings truly demonstrates the architectural genius of the time.

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Old Louisville's Victorian District

Not only is Old Louisville a true sight to behold in terms of architecture, but it also offers a considerable amount of entertainment options! If you are intrigued by all that the area has to offer, sign up to participate in a walking tour. There is nothing quite like an up-close look at Old Louisville’s beauty. You will see St. James Court, home to the St. James Court Art Show (known by artists all across the country). Continue on your tour and revel in the beauty of multiple Victorian style churches. The area is also known for its sizeable selection of bed and breakfasts. Take your pick from the list of these structural masterpieces, and you will escape from the hustle of everyday life into another time. No other place offers you the opportunity to fully immerse yourself in such a romantic era!

Old Louisville’s Victorian district really does offer us all a truly unclouded look into our country’s past. A wonderfully preserved historic district such as this one should be constantly celebrated! It seems that this beautiful city continues to provide us with opportunities to embrace our past, and it presents us with even more reasons to stay excited about our future.

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Does the romanticism of the Victorian era appeal to you? Let Pam Ruckriegel with Louisville Real Estate Pros at Keller Williams Realty Louisville East show you Old Louisville’s true beauty. (502) 554-9554.

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1375 S 4Th St
Louisville, KY 40208
1375 S 4Th St Louisville, KY 40208
1 of 37
$799,000
Subdivision: Old Louisville
BEDS
6
BATHS
4
SQ.FT.
5,989
BUILT
1895
ON SITE
55Days
MLS
1510419
Welcome to this stunningly beautiful and immaculately maintained home facing Central Park in Old Louisville. A double front door entryway invites you into the foyer, which includes oak inlaid...
1419 Saint James Ct
Louisville, KY 40208
1419 Saint James Ct Louisville, KY 40208
1 of 50
$679,000 ( $20,000 )
Subdivision: Old Louisville
BEDS
5
BATHS
5
SQ.FT.
4,711
BUILT
1900
ON SITE
87Days
MLS
1507542
Welcome to 1419 Saint James Court, originally known as the ''Queen Of The Court''. This rare offering is rich in history and is filled with elegance and a sense of belonging to something special....
1473 S 4Th St
Louisville, KY 40208
1473 S 4Th St Louisville, KY 40208
1 of 41
$539,900 ( $10,000 )
Subdivision: Old Louisville
BEDS
6
BATHS
3
SQ.FT.
4,287
BUILT
1890
ON SITE
56Days
MLS
1510368
AWESOME (Rare!) Opportunity for Office/ Professional space (OR combined Living / Work space!) w/ Grandfathered zoning on a High-Profile block in the heart of Historic Old Louisville, across from...
1233 S 6Th St
Louisville, KY 40203
1233 S 6Th St Louisville, KY 40203
1 of 24
$515,900 ( $30,000 )
Subdivision: Old Louisville
BEDS
4
BATHS
4
SQ.FT.
3,656
BUILT
1891
ON SITE
427Days
MLS
1481776
Unique three story one of a kind Victorian located in old Louisville. Totally remolded four years ago. There are four bedrooms, 3 1/2 baths, four fire places and an office . The Master Bed Room...
1383 S 2Nd St
Louisville, KY 40208
1383 S 2Nd St Louisville, KY 40208
1 of 55
$500,000
Subdivision: Old Louisville
BEDS
4
BATHS
4
SQ.FT.
3,557
BUILT
1900
ON SITE
67Days
MLS
1509417
You will be proud to call this stunning circa 1900 Victorian in Historic Old Louisville your next home. Join the ranks of folks moving into this great neighborhood and it's central location that is...
1236 S 6Th St
Louisville, KY 40203
1236 S 6Th St Louisville, KY 40203
1 of 60
$450,000
Subdivision: Old Louisville
BEDS
4
BATHS
3
SQ.FT.
3,550
BUILT
1900
ON SITE
67Days
MLS
1509415
Welcome home to this beautifully renovated, Circa 1900, 2 1/2 story stately home in the heart of Historic Old Louisville. Originally renovated by an architect and lovingly updated by its current...
1229 Garvin Pl
Louisville, KY 40203
1229 Garvin Pl Louisville, KY 40203
1 of 57
$432,000 ( $48,000 )
Subdivision: Old Louisville
BEDS
5
BATHS
3
SQ.FT.
4,374
BUILT
1900
ON SITE
116Days
MLS
1504742
Welcome to this Beautiful Historic Home in Old Louisville. A blend of old charm and modern amenities. From the hardwood flooring and staircase to the kitchen with white cabinets, granite countertops...
1209 Garvin Pl
Louisville, KY 40203
1209 Garvin Pl Louisville, KY 40203
1 of 51
$409,900 ( $10,000 )
Subdivision: Old Louisville
BEDS
3
BATHS
3
SQ.FT.
1,901
BUILT
2017
ON SITE
28Days
MLS
1512923
Transformed from a 1900s built shotgun to an absolutely stunning contemporary style camelback! Seller has added over 1200 square feet of living space and a ton of architectural details making this...
1364 S 6Th St
Louisville, KY 40208
1364 S 6Th St Louisville, KY 40208
1 of 54
$400,000
Subdivision: Old Louisville
BEDS
4
BATHS
3
SQ.FT.
4,050
BUILT
1886
ON SITE
103Days
MLS
1506098
Welcome home to this gorgeous circa 1885 Federal styled brick home overlooking Olmstead's Central Park in heart of Old Louisville offering over 4000 Sq. Ft. with 11-12 rooms. Originally built as a...
1323 S 1St St
Louisville, KY 40208
Under Contract
1323 S 1St St Louisville, KY 40208
1 of 71
$389,900 ( $10,100 )
Subdivision: Old Louisville
BEDS
4
BATHS
4
SQ.FT.
3,091
BUILT
1900
ON SITE
95Days
MLS
1506843
Fabulous 2 1/2 story circa 1890 Victorian found in the sought after 1300 Block of South First Street in Historic Old Louisville. This spectacular home has been lovingly restored to its original...
1449 S 3Rd St
Louisville, KY 40208
1449 S 3Rd St Louisville, KY 40208
1 of 20
$368,500
Subdivision: Old Louisville
BEDS
6
BATHS
4
SQ.FT.
3,924
BUILT
1905
ON SITE
19Days
MLS
1513662
Fine Victorian mansion on Millionaire's Row, lovingly preserved and updated. Living and dining rooms are open, separated by columns. Handsome front staircase, private rear one. Original woodwork....
1208 S 1St St
Louisville, KY 40203
1208 S 1St St Louisville, KY 40203
1 of 54
$365,000
Subdivision: Old Louisville
BEDS
5
BATHS
4
SQ.FT.
3,157
BUILT
1900
ON SITE
48Days
MLS
1511053
Prime location. Prime home in Historic Old Louisville & close to everything in downtown area. 5 generously sized bedrooms (could be 6). Master suite has sliding door & shutters & exposed brick....

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