Ideas for the Corridor.

Over the course of the semester the University of Louisville's Master of Urban Planning Capstone Studio examined the 4th Street Corridor with the intent to find possible projects and ideas that could help weave the historic corridor back together and jumpstart revitalization.

  • It is one thing to dwell in the world of ideas, another to actively engage in the transformations we need in our world today​
    Jane Jacobs
  • Our public spaces are as profound as we allow them to be.
    Candy Chang
  • An advanced city is not a place where the poor move about in cars, rather it’s where even the rich use public transportation
    Enrique Penalosa
  • There is no logic that can be superimposed on the city; people make it, and it is to them, not buildings, that we must fit our plans.
    Jane Jacobs
  • The great use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it.
    Adlai Stevenson
  • By far the greatest and most admirable form of wisdom is that needed to plan and beautify cities and human communities.
    Socrates
  • It takes as much energy to wish as it does to plan.
    Eleanor Roosevelt
  • Dull, inert cities, it is true, do contain the seeds of their own destruction and little else. But lively, diverse, intense cities contain the seeds of their own regeneration, with energy enough to carry over for problems and needs outside themselves.
    Jane Jacobs
  • Any town that doesn't have sidewalks doesn't love its children.
    Margaret Mead
  • You can never plan for the future by the past.
    Edmund Burke

Featured Ideas.

Out of the 100 Ideas, the UofL Urban Planning Capstone students chose to focus on these five projects to take the ideas further and provide more direction. Get in the conversation... comment!

  • It is one thing to dwell in the world of ideas, another to actively engage in the transformations we need in our world today​
    Jane Jacobs
  • Our public spaces are as profound as we allow them to be.
    Candy Chang
  • An advanced city is not a place where the poor move about in cars, rather it’s where even the rich use public transportation
    Enrique Penalosa
  • There is no logic that can be superimposed on the city; people make it, and it is to them, not buildings, that we must fit our plans.
    Jane Jacobs
  • The great use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it.
    Adlai Stevenson
  • By far the greatest and most admirable form of wisdom is that needed to plan and beautify cities and human communities.
    Socrates
  • It takes as much energy to wish as it does to plan.
    Eleanor Roosevelt
  • Dull, inert cities, it is true, do contain the seeds of their own destruction and little else. But lively, diverse, intense cities contain the seeds of their own regeneration, with energy enough to carry over for problems and needs outside themselves.
    Jane Jacobs
  • Any town that doesn't have sidewalks doesn't love its children.
    Margaret Mead
  • You can never plan for the future by the past.
    Edmund Burke

Capstone 2014 Team.