Levy Building, Louisville

Levy Building, Louisville

The historic Levy Building on the northeast corner of Third and Market is one of the most important examples of Richardsonian Romanesque architecture in Louisville. It was constructed in 1893 to the design by Charles J. Clarke and Arthur Loomis, and appeared in the American Architect and Building News of October 21, 1893.

Initially, the building was used to accommodate one of the most popular department stores in the city, Levy’s, which stayed here for almost 90 years. Today, it houses the Spaghetti Factory Restaurant on the first floor and condos on the upper ones. The structure is not only famous for its architectural importance, but also for the fact that it was one of the first structures in Louisville to be fitted with electricity.

Now honored with a Kentucky state historical marker, as one of the great surviving structures in downtown Louisville, all the passers-by or diners in the restaurant here can learn more about this landmark and its creators.

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Sight Name: Levy Building
Sight Location: Louisville, USA (See walking tours in Louisville)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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