Louisville Magazine

MAR 2017

Louisville Magazine is Louisville's city magazine, covering Louisville people, lifestyles, politics, sports, restaurants, entertainment and homes. Includes a monthly calendar of events.

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LOUISVILLE MAGAZINE 3.17 61 CHICKASAW GRADE C THEN: "Close proximity to negro park." NOW: $25,943 median household income 94% black 19% unemployment 47% homeowners 1937 and 2016 RUSSELL GRADE D THEN: Described as "one of the worst areas of the city" with "low type property and inhabitants." NOW: $15,399 median household income 32% unemployment 60% of neighborhood households rely on food stamps 17% homeowners (versus 63% citywide) CHEROKEE PARK subdivisions GRADE A THEN: Cherokee Park is composed of many beautiful estates. Subdivisions are "well restricted" (meaning deeds restrict African-Americans from moving in). NOW: $45,948 median household income 85% white 5% unemployment 14% below the poverty level 51% homeowners

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