List of Famous Louisville Buildings & Structures

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List of the famous landmarks that make up the Louisville skyline, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Louisville architectural landmarks as well as other major buildings, dwellings, and other structures in Louisville are included on this list. Information about these Louisville buildings is included on this list, such as when the building first opened and what architectural style it falls under. List includes both new buildings in Louisville and older historic landmarks.

Examples of buildings on this list include Starks Building and AEGON Center.

This list answers the question, "What are the most famous buildings in Louisville?"

This is a good reference for research into the historical architecture in Louisville. Famous architectural houses within the city of Louisville are included as well, sometimes by address, other times listed by the name of the original home owner.
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400 West Market is a skyscraper in Downtown Louisville, Kentucky. The 35-story, 549-foot high structure was designed by architect John Burgee with Philip Johnson and was completed in 1993 at the cost of US$100 million. The building, originally named Capital Holding Center, was later renamed Providian Center and AEGON Center as the business was renamed and sold. AEGON left the building in 2010, and the building was renamed 400 West Market in 2014. Currently the tallest building in the state of Kentucky, the building is constructed of reinforced concrete, as opposed to the steel construction usual for buildings of its height. A distinctive feature of the building is the 80-foot high Romanesque ...more on Wikipedia

City/Town: Kentucky, USA

Opened: Apr 01 1993

Structural Height (m): 167.34

Architect: Philip Johnson, John Burgee

Created By: Philip Johnson, John Burgee

Construction Started: 1991-07

Atherton Carriage House

City/Town: Louisville, Kentucky, USA

Style: Shingle style architecture

Bayly-Schroering House

City/Town: Louisville, Kentucky, USA

Style: Victorian architecture


Boxhill, also called Winkworth, is a Georgian Revival house in Glenview, Kentucky, a small city east of Louisville, Kentucky. It was built in 1906 or 1910 and added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1983. As with other nearby mansions such as Lincliff, Boxhill reflects a period of Louisville history around the turn of the 20th century where wealthy Louisvillians built showcase homes along the Ohio River above Downtown Louisville. The 29 remaining mansions constitute the largest such collection along the 981-mile long river, and are among the best-preserved collections of turn-of-the-century estates in the United States. ...more on Wikipedia

City/Town: Louisville, Kentucky, USA

Style: Georgian, Colonial Revival architecture