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.

Metro government last December selected a proposal from the Marian Group to redevelop 12 acres in the Paristown Pointe neighborhood that now houses vacant city buildings. Earlier this month, Marian and the Louisville Forward economic development agency finalized a development agreement. VIEW ARTICLE

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