Sheppard Square HOPE VI Revitalization

Louisville Metro Housing Authority, Kentucky
LEED Certified, LEED for Homes, LEED ND, Energy Star

The new neighborhood featuring a fitness park , and the “Park Block” features the “boxing glove” sculpture in tribute to Louisville native, Muhammad Ali.

Sheppard Square features a fitness park, featuring the “boxing glove” sculpture in tribute to Louisville native and former resident, Muhammad Ali.



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Built during World War II, the revitalization of Sheppard Square builds on the character of the adjacent neighborhoods and urban patterns, maintaining its unique heritage and identity. A new entry street along the Hancock corridor, presents a new image for the neighborhood while reinforcing its connection to the city and downtown area. The new entry way also creates a network of links to the existing streets, thereby promoting the long-term viability of this mixed income neighborhood, as well as encourages the continued redevelopment of the adjacent neighborhoods.

Sherman Carter Barnhart designed the phased redevelopment which includes 255 new units within six blocks, offering a variety of housing types including two and three-story town houses, single family, duplexes and multi-family configurations featuring two, three, and four-bedroom units. Each neighborhood block also includes accessible units. Each building offers visitable features and universal design.

The entire redevelopment is LEED for Neighborhood New Development (LEED ND) certified. with seven of the multi-family homes LEED for Homes certified. All units are Energy Star Certified. Sustainable features include; solar roof panels on seven multi-family homes, and high efficiency HVAC systems including geothermal on select units. Parking lots are designed with permeable pavers with subsurface stormwater detention, or concrete with bio-swales to capture stormwater. The neighborhood also features nine charging stations for electric cars. The new neighborhood is a smoke free community featuring a fitness park , and the “Park Block” features the “boxing glove” sculpture in tribute to Louisville native, Muhammad Ali.

All six neighborhood blocks have earned Enterprise Green Community certification. Enterprise Green Communities certification demonstrates the design team’s commitment to providing high performance, healthy homes for low-income families.

 

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The Louisville Metro Housing Authority and the City of Louisville will break ground Friday, March 29, on Phase I of the Beecher Terrace Revitalization. Phase I includes a single, four-story building with 117 units designed specifically for seniors.

As part of a U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Choice Neighborhoods Initiative Implementation Grant, the new Beecher Terrace will be transformed into a sustainable, walkable, and amenity-rich community. When complete it will offer over 600 units of affordable housing. The buildings reflect the character of nearby neighborhoods while maintaining their heritage and identity.

The entire redevelopment is pursuing U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and USGBC Kentucky LEED for Neighborhood Development (LEED ND) and Enterprise Green Community certification.

Sherman Carter Barnhart has worked with the Louisville Metro Housing Authority for over 25 years, and we are proud to be a partner with McCormack Baron Companies on the Beecher Terrace Revitalization.
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The Louisville Metro Housing Authority and the City of Louisville will break ground Friday, March 29, on Phase I of the Beecher Terrace Revitalization. Phase I includes a single, four-story building with 117 units designed specifically for seniors.  As part of a U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development 
Choice Neighborhoods Initiative Implementation Grant, the new Beecher Terrace will be transformed into a sustainable, walkable, and amenity-rich community. When complete it will offer over 600 units of affordable housing. The buildings reflect the character of nearby neighborhoods while maintaining their heritage and identity. 
The entire redevelopment is pursuing U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and USGBC Kentucky LEED for Neighborhood Development (LEED ND) and Enterprise Green Community certification.  Sherman Carter Barnhart has worked with the Louisville Metro Housing Authority for over 25 years, and we are proud to be a partner with McCormack Baron Companies on the Beecher Terrace Revitalization.

 

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Libraries often reflect the architectural style of their communities. At Sherman Carter Barnhart, we're proud to create designs that complement and reflect the uniqueness of each community we've worked in. ... See MoreSee Less

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Libraries often reflect the architectural style of their communities. At Sherman Carter Barnhart, were proud to create designs that complement and reflect the uniqueness of each community weve worked in.

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