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Take a Walking Tour This July

Do you like architecture? How about beautiful landscaping? Maybe tall shade trees? Historic homes on quiet streets? Go enjoy all of these things this July and take a Walking Tour of Old Louisville. This is one of Louisville’s most celebrated neighborhoods. You’re going to want to celebrate Old Louisville after you learn a little more about it, too.

Walking Around Old Louisville

A tour guide will lead you to some of the most breathtaking homes in Old Louisville and share some of the stories of this fascinating neighborhood. You’ll see parts of Old Louisville that many tours don’t cover, such as the lovely homes on Ormsby Avenue, the Floral Terrace walking court and the cottages along Park Avenue. You’ll also see the Witches’ Tree and of course, the famed Millionaires Row section of the community.

Fun Walking Tour of Old Louisville

The tour lasts about 90 minutes and costs $25 per person. Meet up with the guide and the rest of the tour at the corners of 4th Street and Ormsby Avenue. There are tours scheduled almost every day in July from 11 am to 12:30 pm. Get your spot by calling or visiting the website and get an in-depth view of this amazing neighborhood.

An Insider’s Look at Old Louisville

Old Louisville is most famous for its Victorian architecture. Most of the homes here are built in this grand style with custom stonework and hand-wrought ironwork. Some homes here have mosaic tile decorations and many of the homes here have gorgeous landscaping to provide a beautiful setting for the architecture that's so jaw-dropping.

The houses in Old Louisville have the classic looks and all the features you associate with Victorian architecture. The houses are tall and ornate with grand entrances, lots of windows and little details everywhere. If you go inside the homes here, you'll see even more details and even more embellishments from the Victorian era. The houses here have fireplaces, hardwood floors, marble mantles, hand-carved woodwork, chandeliers, sweeping staircases and the list goes on and on.

The architecture and gorgeous Victorian details here have been preserved over the years, but the older infrastructure hasn't. Old Louisville homes have all the features that modern homes have, including newer plumbing and lighting systems. Old Louisville real estate truly offers the best of everything Because while this neighborhood is quiet and within blocks of the large Central Park at the heart of the community, downtown Louisville is within walking distance. People who live here have access to the best of quiet living among the shade trees and access to the best culture, cuisine and shopping you can find anywhere.

Spend some time walking around here and soon, you're going to want to spend every day in Old Louisville.

About the Author:  Joe Hayden is the Team Owner and Manager of the - Your Louisville Real Estate Experts!

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