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Beshear to renovate Governor’s Mansion for first time since 1983; family will live there fulltime

By Tom Latek Kentucky Today Like any family who has moved into a new home, especially one that is over 100 years old, Gov. Andy Beshear says he plans to have some renovating done on the Governor’s Mansion. 
“Being the first full-time family in decades to live in the Governor’s Mansion,” Beshear said, “I wanted to be transparent that we’re going to be doing some work over there.” The...

Gift makes happen St. Joseph Hospital improvements to waiting room for Cardio Thoracic Vascular Unit

The Saint Joseph Hospital Foundation has completed renovations to its second-floor waiting room, adjacent to the Cardio Thoracic Vascular Unit, in honor of two patients who had lifesaving surgeries at the hospital and other generous donors. A ribbon-cutting and dedication ceremony will be held on Tuesday, October 23, 2018, at 3:30 p.m. in the Saint Joseph Hospital Lobby to celebrate the renovations...

Phase one begins for renovation of The American Saddlebred Museum in Lexington

After two years of planning, phase one of the renovation at The American Saddlebred Museum is underway. Architect Christopher Quirk of Solid Light has designed the space, and Solid Light exhibit designers have created updated exhibitions. This is the second renovation since the museum opened at the Kentucky Horse Park in 1986. The first phase of the project is to update the visitor entrance, reconfigure...

Rupp Arena renovations to include fan amenities and integration into downtown

Renovations to Rupp Arena were announced Monday, an estimated $310 million in upgrades that will include an entirely new facade and updated surroundings that Mayor Jim Gray described as a “freed” Rupp Arena. Inside the arena, chairback seats throughout, wifi for fans and a new center-hung scoreboard inside Rupp highlight the project. [widgets_on_pages id=”James”]   The...

Renovations announced for ‘more intimate’ Commonwealth Stadium, ready by 2015

Substantial renovations to Kentucky’s Commonwealth Stadium were announced at long last Monday, unveiling final renderings to the $110 million in improvements that will include a dramatic facelift to the stadium’s exterior, drastically widened concourses and concession areas, club-level and loge seating, a recruiting room, a new suite and press-box area, among other additions that will all...

Renovations announced for 'more intimate' Commonwealth Stadium, ready by 2015

Substantial renovations to Kentucky’s Commonwealth Stadium were announced at long last Monday, unveiling final renderings to the $110 million in improvements that will include a dramatic facelift to the stadium’s exterior, drastically widened concourses and concession areas, club-level and loge seating, a recruiting room, a new suite and press-box area, among other additions that will all...