El Taco Luchador is up to five locations — here’s when the next one opens
The popular Louisville taqueria announced its new 4,500-square-foot restaurant at Colonial Gardens will open Aug. 21, according to a news release. The new El Taco Luchador, located at the corner of New Cut Road and Kenwood Drive next to Iroquois Park, will seat around 180 people.
Colonial Gardens developer on track to bring five new South End restaurants by end of summer
Colonial Gardens is on track to open at the end of the summer after missing several earlier deadlines. Jeff Underhill of Underhill Associates said hungry South End diners could be enjoying tacos and tortas from El Taco Luchador in the next couple of weeks. VIEW ARTICLE
Colonial Gardens renovation nearly complete with first restaurant opening in June
Mayor Greg Fischer, members of the Metro Council and representatives from Underhill Associates Inc. held a news conference on Monday to announce the first two tenants in the redeveloped Colonial Gardens near Iroquois Park. VIEW ARTICLE
Reborn Colonial Gardens will honor past and bring future to South End
Animal sculptures, Elvis sightings and maybe even a Louisville streetcar – these are just some of the nods to its past that the new Colonial Gardens will incorporate when it opens next summer. VIEW ARTICLE
Colonial Gardens Takes Shape for 2019 Opening
Colonial Gardens, the property across from Iroquois Park that’s been vacant for 15 years, is in the middle of a transformation and will be complete in early summer 2019, according to Underhill Associates, which is leading the multimillion-dollar project. VIEW ARTICLE
Neighbors Question Urban Government Center plans
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – Some neighbors who live near the former Urban Government Center on Barret Avenue want city officials to explain in more detail how a committee chose the winning developer for the site.
Changes to Urban Government Center redevelopment anger some neighbors
There were 12 shotgun homes in the plan when Jennifer Stuecker, 49, voted on the redevelopment concept for the Urban Government Center site. But since then, the figure has nearly doubled and the density of the site had ballooned along with it. VIEW ARTICLE
The Marian Group not top choice for residents on Urban Government Center evaluation committee
Three of the residents who helped pick which developer would revitalize the 12-acre Urban Government Center said they favored another developer over The Marian Group, which was ultimately chosen to work with the city to restore the vacant property along Barret Avenue to use. VIEW ARTICLE
Preservation Kentucky – Endangered Sites
Preservation Kentucky is a membership-based public charity nonprofit devoted to preserving buildings, structures and sites throughout the Commonwealth. As stewards of historic preservation, we play a vital role in the protection and promotion of our state heritage, and are committed to preserving vestiges of all Kentuckians’ unique and diverse past. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to participate. VIEW ARTICLE
Insider Louisville – Underhill Associates has finalized its purchase of the 14-story, high-end condo Regency Tower and will begin selling units next month.
Biz Journals – FIRST LOOK: Here’s how Underhill Associates plans to redevelop Colonial Gardens
A Louisville landmark that has been shuttered for years is moving closer to a reawakening. Here’s how Underhill Associates plans to redevelop Colonial Gardens. VIEW ARTICLE
Insider Louisville – Regency Tower purchased, renamed ‘The George’
Courier-Journal – For $975 a month, you could live in a caboose
If you like the new trend for container homes and tiny houses, then you might be interested in the three brightly colored cabooses that have been converted into apartments and are available for rent for $975 a month at the Germantown Mill Lofts development off Goss Avenue. VIEW ARTICLE
In an effort to stabilize the two-story historic portion of Colonial Gardens, three deteriorated northern additions of the building are being removed as soon as possible, city officials said in a release. VIEW ARTICLE
Four renovated units were unveiled Thursday at Heritage Green, formerly known as Americana Apartments and Kingston Park Apartments. The apartment complex off Southside Drive is the largest in Louisville, WAVE-TV reports. VIEW ARTICLE
The massive makeover the former Americana Apartments off Southside Drive in southern Louisville is soon to commence, with the developers promising that the post World War II-era complex will retain its historic diverse population. VIEW ARTICLE
Underhill Associates LLC is “humming along” in its redevelopment of the Booker Building on Goss Avenue into more than 180 apartments after snow and rain slowed construction during the winter and early spring, said Colin Underhill, a partner with Underhill Associates.“It certainly has delayed us and made things harder,” he said. “We’re making up time.” VIEW ARTICLE
Multimillion-dollar renovation planned for South End apartments Between 1947 and 1950, during the post-World War II housing boom, a 642-unit apartment complex called Lynn Acres was built off Southside Drive next to the old Naval VIEW ARTICLE
Commercial Real Estate Awards: Success of Westport Village drives sale In 2013, the Underhill family, which transformed the Camelot Shopping Center into a thriving retail and restaurant destination called Westport Village, sold the controlling interest VIEW ARTICLE
Broken Sidewalk – Underhill Associates’ Germantown Mill Lofts help weave the urban fabric of Germantown
It’s hard to miss the brick behemoth on the corner of Goss Avenue and McHenry Street in Schnitzelburg. The three-story building sits ominously with many of its ancient windows blocked up and the others precariously missing glass panes. Once a bustling textile mill at the turn of the 20th century that made material for blue jeans VIEW ARTICLE
Between 1947 and 1950, during the post-World War II housing boom, a 642-unit apartment complex called Lynn Acres was built off Southside Drive next to the old Naval Ordnance Station. Described a few years later as the largest apartment project in the Southeast, it’s the Kingston Park Apartments today — better known for many years as the Americana Apartments — which Underhill Associates recently bought for $7 million. VIEW ARTICLE
The Underhill family, which transformed the moribund Camelot Shopping Center into a thriving retail and restaurant destination called Westport Village, has sold the controlling interest in the holding company that owns the property to a Chicago-based real estate investment trust.
The massive, century-old complex housing the Goss Avenue antique mall will be redeveloped into about 200 market-rate apartments, a project the investors believe should further spur revitalization of the Germantown-Schnitzelburg area.
Business First – Development of Germantown Mill Lofts
Like most local real estate developers, Louisville’s Underhill family spent most of the economic downturn on the sidelines instead of taking on new projects. But a recently announced plan to convert a historic building that now houses an antique mall into a market-rate apartment complex puts them firmly back in the development game.
Edith Hatfield is as Southern as sweet tea. The 94-year-old widow has been slowed by cancer in recent years, but on her good days, she still sounds like the country girl she once was. Born in Glasgow, Ky., in 1918, Hatfield moved to Louisville in 1936 to study nursing at the old City Hospital. In those days, it was easy for a girl to get a date if she could dance, and the 18-year-old Hatfield had many suitors among the young medical students at the hospital. VIEW ARTICLE