Sports complex proposed for vacant lot in west Louisville

A state-of-the-art sports complex, retail shopping and restaurants could bring hope to a west Louisville neighborhood.

The Louisville Urban League is proposing the idea for the Russell neighborhood, which in total is a $30 million project.

“There are programs out there, but I think we could always use more,” said Rev. Timothy Findley Jr., Senior Pastor of Kingdom Fellowship Christian Life Center on East Broadway. “We can always use more avenues, more resources.”

His church, his life and his passion are full of young people and hope for west Louisville. Findley attended Monday night’s Heritage West Redevelopment meeting, wanting to hear proposals about the vacant land at 30th Street and Muhammad Ali Boulevard.

“I was blown away, absolutely blown away,” Findley said of a proposal from the President and CEO of the Urban League, Judge Sadiqa Reynolds. [read more]

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