Commission landmarks East Broadway home where Thorntons plans to develop

June 16, 2017
Insider Louisville

The Historic Landmarks and Preservation Districts Commission Thursday narrowly voted to landmark a 120-year-old house at 1240 E. Broadway, a property that was set to be demolished as part of a Thorntons gas station development at Broadway and Baxter Avenue.

“I am going to vote yes, in spite of my reservations,” said Robert Vice, chairman of the commission, who was the deciding vote.

Earlier in the hearing, Vice said he personally was struggling to make a decision.

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