Featured Neighborhood: Cherokee Triangle in Louisville, KY
History lines the streets of Cherokee Triangle, with heightened styled homes that include Tudor, classical Beaux Arts, Neoclassical, detailed Richardson Romanesque, romantic Italianate or Tuscan, Queen Anne and Victorian Second Empire. These historical and architecturally designed homes help to make up the style of Cherokee Park in this historic landmark district of Louisville, Kentucky. Cherokee Park was established in 1891 and annexed to Louisville in 1896. Cherokee Park has retained its historic preservation, while maintaining a cosmopolitan, technologically advanced Louisville city to live, work and play.
Cherokee Triangle is centered in the heart of the Highlands which also has a Louisville history, dating back to 1774. The modern Highlands now hosts top chef inspired restaurants, chic shopping shops and boutiques and a wonderful, fun nightlife. The Highland area is now framed by Cherokee Park and Eastern Parkway, Bardstown Road and the famous Cave Hill Cemetery. Cherokee Triangle residents enjoy the Highland’s family activities of festive farmer markets, seasonal musical events, annual art fairs and fundraising events. The largest event to take place in Cherokee Triangle is the annual Kentucky Derby.
The Heart of Cherokee Triangle:
As a subdivision of the Highlands, Cherokee Triangle also contains varied condominium styles, newer single family homes, immaculately maintained streets, and trees that could be up to 100 years old. The homes are built with stone walls and have lovely white picket fences situated around the yard. Located just 2 miles from downtown Louisville, this unique neighborhood hosts the Cherokee Park, which was commissioned and constructed by the designer who designed Central Park in New York, (Frederick Law Olmsted).
Other special features located within walking distance of Cherokee Triangle includes the Kentucky School for the Blind, popular gourmet coffee shops, antique stores, as well as schools for K-12, high school students and nearby Louisville colleges and universities. The nationally famous Andrew Carnegie Library building began here, but has been converted to modern office space.
Cherokee Triangle Parks and Living Options:
The current Cherokee Triangle real estate market includes properties consisting of luxury condos with a log fireplace, open living spaces, swimming pool and spacious bedrooms. Multiple brick family homes designed with inlaid hardwood staircases, arched high ceilings, large master bedrooms and bath, two car garage, central air and heating, basements, attics and plenty of yard acreage. Also, beautiful multi-bedroom apartment rentals are located within the Cherokee Triangle neighborhood with virtual video floor plans. Cherokee Triangle is a friendly, lively, yet peaceful community where tourists also enhance the backdrop for this amazing place to live.