Historic Properties For Sale

The Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) for the Louisville-Southern Indiana Ohio River Bridges Project calls for numerous efforts to preserve and enhance historic properties. Three such properties are being prepared for sale. Each is described below along with links to important files. More information will be added to this page as details are announced. CLICK HERE to download a summary of the March 26th, 2015 meeting on the marketing of these properties.

The Drumanard Estate

This property is for sale.

6401 Wolf Pen Branch Road – Prospect, KY

This 53-acre estate had much of its overall landscaping planned by the Olmsted Brothers from 1904-1905. The primary residence has more than 10,000 square feet. Out buildings include a guest cottage, gardener’s cottage, greenhouse and gazebo.

Click on links below for more information:
– Drumanard brochure/flyer describing the property  
– Drumanard Preservation Easement
Drumanard PowerPoint presentation
Photo gallery


This property is for sale.

6900 Transylvania Avenue – Prospect, KY

Nestled on more than five acres near the banks of the Ohio River, the original structure of Rosewell was built in the 1820s with a limestone addition in 1854, giving the home historical significance. More additions were built over the years to create a mansion with more than 7,000 square feet.

– Contact: Mark McCoy, Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, 200 Mero Street, Frankfort KY 40622 | (502) 782-4945 phone

Click on links below for more information:
 Rosewell brochure/flyer describing the property
– Rosewell Preservation Easement
Rosewell PowerPoint presentation
– Photo gallery

Grocers Ice & Cold Storage – 609 East Main Street – Louisville, KY

This property is for sale

609 East Main Street – Louisville, KY

Anyone interested in purchasing this property, please contact Mark McCoy of the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet:
(502) 782-4945 

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) is offering for sale the Grocers Ice & Cold Storage Company Building, located at 609 East Main Street in Louisville, Kentucky.  Located one block from Slugger Field and adjacent to Louisville’s trendy and burgeoning NuLu District, Grocers Ice has 44,628 square feet of interior space. The facade, which must be maintained, has been described as reminiscent of Frank Lloyd Wright’s early designs for similar block-like structures. Built in 1906 with additions around 1920 and 1952, Grocers Ice was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1983.

Click on links below for more information: