Downtown Campbellsville – South of Main Street 400 ft – Historic District
Did you know this waterway is the south boundary of Downtown Campbellsville? Located 400 ft from Main Street, it passes by Main Street, mayor Tony Young’s office, the Campbellsville Taylor County Rescue Squad, the Historic Motor lodge. and the Ballfields of Campbellsville University. Eventually, it’s joins the waterway from City Lake’s creek near the animal shelter. It’s mostly clear and shallow. The creek banks are lined with stone, rock, masonry, concrete, and a few antique buildings and bridges. Someday, this waterway will be reclaimed and restored to it’s natural state along with green space. This is one of the hidden features seldom seen of Downtown Campbellsville.
Renovations at the Bank of Campbellsville Building continue. This is number 2 for the building within the past year. This time, the first floor is being refinished as office space. Highlights of the renovation include exposing the original mosaic tile floors and new exposed brick. 3 hand painted mural were custom made to finish out the decor.
The streetscape renovation on Columbia Street (from Main Street to Broadway) is now complete. It includes new lighting, sidewalk-hardscapes, and landscaping. It’s also part of the larger renovation to Veterans War Memorial near Main Street.
The exterior renovation of the Merle Norman building is complete. Special soda blasting techniques were used to aid refinishing of the historic iron work on the east side. The east side of the building was repainted. A new awning was installed.