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01.11.2018
Layla George-New President and CEO more >
12.06.2017
Victory Park–Phase One Complete more >
10.26.2017
Bench Restoration more >
10.26.2017
Celebration of Victory Park Revitalization more >
10.26.2017
Cherokee Park: Bonnycastle Hill Restoration Project more >

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News: Layla George-New President and CEO

January 11, 2018

Olmsted Parks Conservancy is pleased to announce Layla George will be its next President and CEO. Layla, a Louisville native, has a broad background in non-profit leadership, fundraising, and land conservation along with experience in farming and the local foods movement. Most recently, she served as the Director of Development for Louisville Public Media for more >

News: Victory Park–Phase One Complete

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December 06, 2017

New Walkway and Benches

Olmsted Parks Conservancy and Louisville Parks and Recreation are pleased to have completed phase one of a $1 million revitalization to Victory Park. The first phase work included:                                           Financial support came from Olmsted Parks more >

News: Bench Restoration

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October 26, 2017

Bench Restoration John Hayes 9.28.17 (2)

Olmsted Park Steward John Hayes has been improving the woods in the parks, not by removing invasive plants, but restoring our Olmsted Park benches. John is a retiree and experienced woodworker. To-date, he has restored 14 Olmsted Park benches, donating over 150 hours of hard work. The Conservancy greatly appreciates John’s efforts, which help to more >

News: Celebration of Victory Park Revitalization

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October 26, 2017

Come celebrate the completion of a new walking path and basketball court as part of the revitalization of this Olmsted Park on November 18 at 10:00am! This is a culmination of community input, public partnerships, park planning and project construction. Take a look at the progression here, Dig 1 and Paving 1.

News: Cherokee Park: Bonnycastle Hill Restoration Project

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October 26, 2017

Olmsted Parks Conservancy, in collaboration with Louisville Parks & Recreation, is pleased to announce the start of restoration work in the Bonnycastle Hill Area of Cherokee Park. The popular area of Cherokee Park is named in honor of Mrs. Bonnycastle who donated the land to the city in the late 1800s. The Bonnycastle Hill area more >

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