Neighborhoods Residential

Louisville Apartment Hunting

Louisville is a booming city bathed in a long-lasting history! This is an excellent city to live in for anyone who’s interested in history, museums, sports, or bourbon! With multiple destinations on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail being located in and around the city, you’ll always have somewhere new to check out on the weekend. Now, if you’re not looking to buy a great Louisville house, then you’ll be Louisville apartment hunting.

Photo of the Kentucky Bourbon Festival
The Kentucky Bourbon Festival might be right up your alley!

Louisville also boasts a premier dining scene with new 5-star restaurants opening up on a regular basis. There are also shopping districts full of boutiques and major name brand stores!

Whether you’re considering moving to Louisville, or you’re already living here and you’re ready for a change of scenery by making a new neighborhood home, then check out a couple of the currently hot neighborhoods in the city! You should definitely keep these areas in mind while you’re Louisville apartment hunting.

NuLu

NuLu (and abbreviation of “new” and Louisville) offers a hip and energetic vibe to anyone who visits it! Apartments in this area work to fit within that same overall atmosphere. NuLu is located in the East Market district just east of downtown Louisville. It is becoming most well known for its unique number of art galleries, specialty shops, antique shops, and a quickly growing number of local restaurants. In food magazines, it’s been listed in the top 18 best food neighborhoods in America.

Photo of a pizza from Garage Bar
This pizza from Garage Bar is a sight to behold.

If you’re a fan of the idea of having your Louisville apartment be within walking distance of numerous quirky and fun bars, then this could be the perfect neighborhood for you.

There are multiple places that offer bourbon barrel ale if you’re a craft brew kind of person. There’s a Garage Bar that takes place in a former auto service garage and offers a variety of drink types along with wood-fired pizza. How about axe throwing? It’s here in NuLu!

Downtown Louisville

Apartments like these are located in the heart of Downtown Louisville.

If you’re looking for more of an urban feel to surround your Louisville apartment, then living in the heart of the city could be perfect for you! Downtown Louisville offers a wide variety of theater and entertainment options.

For 5-star dining, some of the best in the city are located here. How about Vincenzo’s authentic Italian experience? Jeff Ruby’s Steakhouse is always a winner. Brendon’s Catch 23 is a newer addition that has many rave reviews.

You’ll also be living close to the heart of the museum district. Some fan favorites include the Louisville Slugger Museum and the Evan Williams Museum. There’s also the Yum Center and there are multiple historic boutique shopping destinations.

Downtown Apartments

If you’re looking for a Louisville apartment that offers a sense of southern comfort, but also provides urban energy then The Edge on 4th could be the ideal home for you! It offers multiple floorplans for one, two, and three-bedroom options. The Edge on 4th also features floorplans that offer a patio or a den option. These floorplans are known for striking up the perfect balance between being a cozy home and providing the right amount of spaciousness.

Other Great Options

There are far too many to list here but if you’re Louisville apartment hunting, head over to Tre Pryor’s Best Louisville Neighborhoods for some expert info. He’s currently stocked it with 75 of Louisville’s best and brightest spots for you to call home.

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