Preservation Louisville hosts the Hands On History educational workshop series, designed to give participants an in-depth look at various preservation techniques and methods of maintaining and restoring historic buildings. Throughout the series, participants will learn practical, hands-on techniques for working with original materials and finishes to maintain, restore and preserve historic elements.


Upcoming Workshop

Restoring Old Wood Windows!

Saturday, September 13, 2014


631 S. 5th Street

Registration: $30

$20 for Preservation Louisville Members please email info@preservationlouisville.org



Workshops are held on the 2nd Saturday of each month from 1-4 pm, September through April at The Brennan House Historic Home, 631 S. 5th St..  The registration fee is $20 for Preservation Louisville Members or $30 for non members. 

The 2014-15 Hands On History Series will feature the following workshops: Restoring Historic Wood Windows, Restoring Plaster, Paint: Historic Colors, Tips & Techniques, Researching Your Old Home, Planning a Project in Preservation Districts, "I want to buy an old building- What should I know?", Do's and Dont's of Restoration, and Preserving Stained Glass.


Preservation Louisville is pleased to partner with

Art Eatables: Kentucky’s Premiere Bourbon Chocolatier

on a new fundraiser that highlights Preservation + Art! 

The Louisville Landmarks Series
Historic Architecture & Artisian Chocolates

Collect All 5!

The Louisville Landmarks Series consists of 5 distinct chocolate

collections, each dedicated to a specific historic building with a

specially commissioned rendering of the home by a local artist!

Brennan House

The Brennan House, Conrad-Caldwell House & Museum,

Farmington, Whitehall House & Gardens and the Thomas Edison

House Museum are all featured in this limited edition release.

Each Limited Edition Box is $12 and a portion of the proceeds

support Preservation Louisville and the 5 Historic Homes!


Due to the fragile nature and the cost of shipping this product

we recommend in-store pickup at Art Eatables on Theater Square

631 South Fourth Street Louisville, KY.

Details on East-end pickup loacation coming soon!

For out of town orders please e-mail

to discuss shipping otions.

After a completed purchase a voucher will be e-mailed with

information for Art Eatable pickup locations.

Louisville Landmarks Series


Click Here to See

Preservation Louisville's 2014

Top 10 Endangered Historic Places &

Top 10 Preservation Successes!

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Preservation Louisville is teaming up with New Directions Housing

to hopefully Save some Shotguns houses this summer!


We hope to work together to complete 5 shotgun projects and we

need help of all kinds. If you want to volunteer or have a group

that needs service hours please contact us!

info@preservationlouisville.org or 502-540-5146.

Preservation SOS

Check out our latest SAVE OUR SHOTGUNS project

620 Jordan Avenue

CLICK HERE to learn more about Preservation SOS - Save our Shotguns!


become a member

Click here to become a Member!

PL Members enjoy discounts on our workshops & events,

they also recieve the following benefits from local historic

sites and hardware stores! CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO.


Need some local swag?

Get it Here & Support Preservation Louisville!

Check out our Preservation T-Shirts!


Preservation Districts T-Shirts

Preservation Districts T-Shirt in Black
Sizes Small-3XL $25

Includes Shipping


Preservation Districts T-Shirts

Preservation Districts T-Shirts

Preservation Districts T-Shirt in White
Sizes Med-XL $25

Includes Shipping


Preservation Districts T-Shirts

Preservation Districts T-Shirts

Buy a Preservation S.O.S. T-Shirt below and help

Save Our Shotguns!

T-Shirts are $20 and 100% of the proceeds go to the Preservation S.O.S program!

Sizes Med-XL $25

Includes Shipping


Preservation Districts T-Shirts

Preservation Districts Art Print

Preservation Districts Art Print $10

Includes Shipping

Preservation Districts T-Shirts

Local Landmarks Art Print

Local Landmarks Art Print $10

Includes Shipping


Pizza & Preservation

What is Pizza and Preservation?

Pizza and Preservation is a neighborhood outreach program that works in collaboration with neighborhood organizations to inform the public on issues related to historic preservation and the work of Preservation Louisville. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO.


As a Metro Louisville citywide non-profit historic preservation organization,
Preservation Louisville works in partnership with local, state and national organizations to promote the preservation of our community’s historic resources through education and advocacy. Preservation Louisville also provides education, technical information and resources.
The group is based at The Brennan House Historic Home

For more information click here or
e-mail info@preservationlouisville.org or
call (502) 540-5146

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Make a Donation

Peservation Louisville is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization that relies on tax-deductible donations to fulfill its mission.

Become a member of Preservation Louisville today!

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Preservation Louisville

Donations can also be remitted to: Preservation Louisville - 631 South Fifth Street - Louisville, KY 40202

Click Here to See 2013 Preservation Louisville's Top 10 Endangered Historic Places & Top 10 Preservation Successes!