An eclectic and charming community that has been revitalized with a focus on its historic and artistic heritage.
This historic, urban neighborhood is near the heart of Louisville, KY. This trendy area of the city is truly one of a kind. This neighborhood pays homage to the city’s German heritage through its dining and entertainment options, many of which are a walking distance from home.
Shotgun homes are commonly found in Germantown. It is not unusual to find century old homes that have been renovated down to the studs and revitalized to accommodate the modern buyer who appreciates the historic value of the property. In addition to the historic homes of the area, loft-style living is becoming popular in this neighborhood.
This up and coming neighborhood is investing in its future with newly developed locals like the Old Forester Paristown Hall and the Village Market Food Hall as well as the Logan Street Market, an indoor market with everything from craft beer vendors to sushi. It is the place to be for great food, local art and historic traditions like Octoberfest and the World Champion Dainty Contest, both of which are held annually in the neighborhood.
Walking distance to many restaurants, bars and venues
Charming homes with lots of character
Urban feel without being “downtown”
Germantown and Paristown Pointe feature a vast array of local restaurants that cater to the history of the area. Eiderdown is a great place for authentic German-American fare. For something a little more funky, check out the dive Nachbar, which means “neighbor” in German. For down home southern cooking, the Café is another great food option.
Sunergos Coffee and Nords Bakery both have their upbringing in Schnitzelburg, as well as Checks Cafe and Monnik, a local brewery and restaurant. Schniztelburg is a pocket niche within Germantown where everything you could want is within a few hundred yards, and resides in the shadows of University of Louisville campus.
Shop at the Fat Rabbit, a vintage shop that will bring you back in time. Browse movies, records, antiques and cool clothing.
Explore the Logan Street Market, an indoor public market that provides multicultural food, drinks, art and more to the community. Complete with four restaurants, a wine bar, boutiques and more, this is one place you don’t want to miss.
Check out a show at The Old Forester Paristown Hall- a new venue that plays host to national touring bands, projects by regional and local artists, and other cultural performances. Christy’s Garden, an urban green space, also offers a venue for local concerts, festivals and movie nights.
Hit up Zanzabar for local music, vintage pinball machines and arcade games.
Get artsy at Stoneware and Co. - a stoneware company, created back in 1815 by Jacob Lewis. This family owned business offers tours of the factory, a stoneware gift shop and even allows guests to paint their own pottery.
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