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Louisville Architecture Resources: Books

UofL Library Catalog

The new library catalog uses WorldCat Discovery to find books, ebooks, articles, journal titles, videos and more materials from UofL and many other libraries. More info.

Search Terms

If you don't have specific book titles in mind, these search terms might help bring up lists of books that might help in your search.  Use these in the WorldCat Local search box (above) and other databases or web searches.

  • Louisville architecture
  • Kentucky architecture
  • Mid century modern architecture
  • Architecture -- Kentucky -- Louisville -- History.


This is a sample of books available in the Bridwell Art Library for research on local architecture.

Louisville Skyscraper

Bacon & Sons Dry Goods Store

Bacon & Sons Dry Goods.

Courtesy of the University of Louisville Archives.  

Rendering for 330-334 WMarket Streetnever built  This drawing shows the skyscraper proposed by Joseph & Joseph for Bacon & Sons Dry Goods

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