Victorian Mansions of Old Louisville Kentucky

Posted by Jonathan Karlen on Thursday, September 1st, 2011 at 2:39am.

louisville kentucky victorian homeThere was an interesting article today in The Courier-Journal newspaper in Louisville Kentucky.  It appears that there is going to be a documentary called “Victorian Mansions of Old Louisville” that is going to be produced by a Lexington Kentucky person named Michael Breeding.

As I’m sure you are aware, I touched on this briefly in the Old Louisville Kentucky Victorian Homes page of this site.

This section of Louisville Kentucky contains 48 blocks and is home to the largest variety of Victorian homes in the United States.  There are 1400 Victorian houses in total in this area.  It is also the 3rd largest preservation district in the US.

The Louisville Chamber of Commerce and the state Department of Tourism commissioned the 30 minute documentary.

The documentary will show details about the exterior and interiors of some 30 different Victorian homes.

Some of the homes to be included are as follows:  Conrad-Caldwell House Museum, 1402 St. James Court, 1310 South Third Street, the home of the Filson Historical Society, and the Ferguson Mansion.

The various architectural Victorian styles that can be seen in Louisville Kentucky include:  Queen Anne, Romanesque, Renaissance Revival, and Italianate.

One item of notoriety that separates the Victorian homes in Louisville Kentucky from other Victorian houses across the country is that many of the homes in Louisville are made of brick – and in the other parts of the country, many are frame Victorians. Click to search Louisville luxury homes for sale or you can also try your own unique search by returning back to our Louisville MLS search.

The documentary cost $300,000 to produce and will be available on DVD Friday October 12 2007 for $19.95.  You can also view it on PBS at various times throughout the country.


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