Skip to Main Content

Hyku Cookbook: Neighborhood

Recipes for metadata entry for UofL Digital Collections


This field is recommended if available for Jefferson County (Ky.) city sections only. If the neighborhood is not known and cannot be estimated, leave it blank.

sample of elements that show on each field page

Yes. Enter each neighborhood in the same field, separated by a semicolon and a space.

Hyku term neighborhood
Search Yes
Hide No
Vocabulary Yes
Definition Describes an image of or taken in a Louisville neighborhood, park, or named feature (such as locks/canal).

Refer to the LOJIC Neighborhoods, Municipalities, and Places application to identify the neighborhood of an image at a known Louisville location.

Refer to the lists of locations already used. If an authoritative version of a name is not available, create an AACR2-compliant heading: Neighborhood (City, St.).

Do not use “Unknown”—just leave the field blank.

If location of images borders two or more neighborhoods, use all applicable neighborhoods.

Please note:"Highlands" is NOT a valid neighborhood name. It's a generic term for a number of separate neighborhoods, the boundaries of which are shown on the LOJIC tool linked here.


Deer Park (Louisville, Ky.)

California (Louisville, Ky.); Russell (Louisville, Ky.)

Natick (Warwick, R.I.)