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Ashland, The Henry Clay Estate to hold annual ‘Jazz on the Lawn’ concert on Sept. 2

Ashland, The Henry Clay Estate invites you to its annual Jazz on the Lawn concert on Sept. 2 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. The concert takes place on the back lawn of the mansion and is free. The public is encouraged to bring their lawn chairs or blankets, and picnics are welcome. The Sponsor is Hilliard Lyons, with additional support by Lexington Lodge No. 1, Republic Bank, Becky Reinhold at Bluegrass Sotheby’s...

UK College of Design expands into Louisville with first satellite architecture studio

In partnership with the City of Louisville and Portland Investment Initiative (Pii), the College of Design at the University of Kentucky will host its first satellite studio in West Louisville beginning with the fall 2017 semester. After meeting with Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer and Pii founder Gill Holland in spring 2016, Dean Mitzi Vernon set the wheels in motion for the inaugural “studio away”...

Passion motivates UK professor to give students opportunity to solve real-world problems

By Whitney Hale Special to KyForward A passion to do good is inspiring one University of Kentucky professor’s work in designing the future of communities rebuilding after devastating natural disasters. Because of this passion, Gregory Luhan, the John Russell Groves Endowed Professor of Architecture in the UK College of Design, has always been interested in giving his students opportunities to...

Vote set on Town Branch Commons design; winner will be open for public view afterward

Town Branch Commons is a public park that will follow the path of historic Town Branch Creek flowing beneath Lexington's streets. (Photo courtesy of WUKY)   A vote on the design of Town Branch Commons, a long, narrow park following the path of a historic stream in downtown Lexington, is set for Monday, Feb. 4, by the Downtown Development Authority Board.   The design will be the winner...