The Ida Lee Willis Memorial Foundation Historic Preservation Awards are Kentucky’s most distinguished celebration of historic preservation excellence. Ray Black & Son is proud to announce our own Chris Black was recognized this year with the Service to Preservation award.
Recently, the Kentucky Heritage Council – SHPO, design professionals and Kentucky Main Street directors visited with local officials in Eastern Kentucky to discuss a plan of action for historic properties damaged by the flooding.
On the night of December 10, 2021, an EF4 tornado destroyed Mayfield’s historic architecture and heavily damaging its downtown buildings, including the historic St. James African Methodist Episcopal Church.
WKCTC, one of the most recognized colleges in the history of the Aspen Prize, commemorated its decade of accomplishments with a celebration in the college’s Clemens Fine Arts Center on April 11.
A former warehouse within an old Coca-Cola bottling factory has taken on new life in Paducah, Kentucky. The 9,000-square-foot space is now home to Sprocket, a nonprofit organization with ambitious goals to advance the tech economy in the city home to just over 27,000 people.
In this presentation, Chris Black discusses the background of historic preservation in Paducah and its role in community development.
Meet Betty Dobson, a remarkable woman that helped preserve the Hotel Metropolitan, a historic hotel in Paducah, that offered African American travelers a safe place to stay during the Jim Crow era.
Sprocket Inc., a nonprofit in Paducah, has announced it will officially open its new coworking space on Thursday.
US Representative James Comer took a tour of the Paducah Innovation Hub while in Paducah to talk about workforce development and bringing skilled workers where their talents are needed within the state.