Town Branch

Local/Regional News
7:25 pm
Thu May 2, 2013

Public Sees Details of Town Branch Commons Proposal

Artist's rendering of Town Branch Commons

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Four connected zones would make up Lexington’s Town Branch Commons in a downtown greenspace proposal that was unveiled at a public meeting Wednesday.

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Local/Regional News
3:57 pm
Tue April 23, 2013

Distillery District Study Nearly Complete; Floodplain Map Critical to Improvements

An aerial view of the proposed Distillery District - courtesy Strand Associates

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Issues surrounding utilities, sewers, and Town Branch Creek are highlighted in a new feasibility study of Lexington’s Distillery District.

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Local/Regional News
7:53 am
Wed February 13, 2013

City Leaders Waiting on Report to Plan Next Moves for Distillery District

LEXINGTON, Ky. - A feasibility study of Lexington’s Distillery District will be completed in coming weeks, giving the Urban County Council a better idea of what steps need to be taken in the ongoing development of Manchester Street.

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Local/Regional News
6:17 pm
Mon February 4, 2013

Winning Town Branch Design Brings Country Into The City

View along the path of SCAPE's winning Town Branch design
Josh James WUKY

LEXINGTON, Ky. - The winner of the Lexington Downtown Development Authority’s competition to design Town Branch Commons is SCAPE, a landscape architecture firm out of New York. Jurists in charge of selecting the design voted unanimously for the firm’s vision for a thread of public spaces along Town Branch.

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Local/Regional News
8:01 am
Wed January 30, 2013

Jury to Pick Winner of Town Branch Commons Competition

Town Branch Creek comes to the surface near the Cox Street parking lot behind Rupp Arena.
photo by Brenna Angel

LEXINGTON, Ky. - After several weeks of behind-the-scenes action, a winner of the Town Branch Commons design competition will be selected this week. Five design firms were invited to submit their proposals for creating a narrow park and water feature through downtown Lexington.

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Local/Regional News
3:50 pm
Wed September 26, 2012

Design Firms Asked to Show What's Possible for Daylighting Town Branch

Town Branch Creek is mostly buried under downtown Lexington, but it comes to the surface near the Cox Street parking lot behind Rupp Arena. -- photo by Brenna Angel
photo by Brenna Angel

LEXINGTON, Ky. - The Lexington Downtown Development Authority is looking for ideas on how to possibly bring the Town Branch Creek back to the surface.

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WUKY In Depth
2:19 pm
Thu April 26, 2012

In-Depth: Could Town Branch Creek Flow Again Through Lexington?

Town Branch Creek at the Cox Street parking lot - CLICK FOR MORE PHOTOS

Underneath the heart of downtown Lexington flows the Town Branch Creek. It’s been buried for more than 100 years, but now community leaders are talking about bringing the water back to the surface as part of the creation of a Rupp Arena, Arts, and Entertainment District.

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