- Cherokee Gardens, Louisville
Coordinates: Cherokee Gardens is a residential area six miles east of downtown Louisville, Kentucky USA. The area is a collection of small, unconnected subdivisions along Lexington Road and large estates built just outside Cherokee Park.
The area was deeded to James Southall and Richard Charlton for their part in the French and Indian War. The land remained untouched well into the 1850s because it lay off Frankfort Avenue and Bardstown Road, the two major through routes of the area. In 1851 an alternative route of Frankfort Ave was built for travellers who wanted to avoid the railroad further down in Clifton. The new road was first called 'Shelbyville Branch', today it is called Lexington Road.
Many of Louisville's early 20th Century elite lived in the area, drawn there by the large, undeveloped parcels of land near downtown. Most houses in the area were built from the 1920s to the 1950s, several being designed by noted Louisville residential architect Stratton Hammon.
Cherokee Gardens is bounded by Lexington Road, Cannons Lane, and I-64. As of 2000, the population of Cherokee Gardens was 927 .
- ^ "Community Resource Network". http://www.crndata.org/Neighborhoods/WEB%AD_NIGHBORHOODS/Chrokeegardens.htm. Retrieved 2005-11-18.
- Street map of Cherokee Gardens
- Images of Cherokee Gardens (Louisville, Ky.) in the University of Louisville Libraries Digital Collections
Louisville, Kentucky • Portal Subject areas Top subjects National
(over 10K pop.)
Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.
Look at other dictionaries:
Cherokee-Seneca, Louisville — Cherokee Seneca is a neighborhood in Louisville, Kentucky, USA. It is bounded by I 64 and other neighborhoods, and includes the two large parks Cherokee Park and Seneca Park, as well as the homes built around those parks. The area is hilly,… … Wikipedia
Cherokee Triangle, Louisville — The John Castleman Statue, a neighborhood landmark Cherokee Triangle is a historic neighborhood in Louisville, Kentucky, USA, known for its large homes displaying an eclectic mix of architectural styles. Its boundaries are Bardstown Road to the… … Wikipedia
Louisville neighborhoods — The fountain at St. James Court in Old Louisville This is a list of official neighborhoods in Louisville, Kentucky. Like many older American cities, Louisville has well defined neighborhoods, many with well over a century of history as a… … Wikipedia
Cherokee Park — For the American former professional basketball player, see Cherokee Parks. Cherokee Park Cherokee Park, Baringer Hill Type Municipal Location East … Wikipedia
Louisville, Kentucky — Louisville redirects here. For other uses, see Louisville (disambiguation). Louisville Consolidated city county Louisville Jefferson County Metro Government … Wikipedia
Old Louisville — Residential District U.S. National Register of Historic Places U.S. Historic district … Wikipedia
Original Highlands, Louisville — Highlands Historic District U.S. National Register of Historic Places U.S. Historic district … Wikipedia
Crescent Hill, Louisville — Frankfort Avenue in Crescent Hill Crescent Hill is a neighborhood four miles (6 km) east of downtown Louisville, Kentucky USA. Area was originally called Beargrass because it sits on a ridge between two forks of Beargrass Creek. Development… … Wikipedia
Highlands-Douglass, Louisville — Highlands Douglass is a neighborhood five miles (8 km) southeast of downtown Louisville, Kentucky, USA. The neighborhood is bound by Bardstown Road, Speed Avenue, Taylorsville Road, and Cherokee Park. It is considered a part of a larger area of… … Wikipedia
Clifton, Louisville — Coordinates: 38°15′19.26″N 85°42′56.86″W / 38.25535°N 85.7157944°W / 38.25535; 85.7157944 … Wikipedia