Louisville is a mid-sized city of over 260,000 on the Ohio River. It is the largest city in the State of Kentucky and justly proud to be the home of the Kentucky Derby. Louisville combines the cultures of the south and the midwest, so you know it is a friendly place. The downtown is a mixture of historical buildings and modern skyscrapers. There are 22 parks in town and many cultural attractions and festivals. The more you read about Louisville the more interesting it becomes. Wikipedia states that Louisville is one of the safest small cities in the U.S.
Home prices were remarkably stable in 2007-2009, with the median price being about $136,000 in late 2009. Retirees looking for a friendly and low cost place to retire should consider Louisville and the surrounding area.
Historic downtown with many modern buildings. 22 parks, including several designed by the legendary Frederick Law Olmstead. It is a low-cost place to live with vibrant cultural and recreational opportunities.
The Humana Festival of New American Plays presents new plays in a 6 week series. Kentucky Shakespeare Festival. Museum Row. The Kentucky Derby and many surrounding events. n internationally acclaimed new-play festival that lasts approximately six weeks.
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