West Louisville Walmart construction hits speed bump concerning design
Walmart plans on implementing a suburban design for the store, but Louisville residents are pushing for an urban design, believing that it will open up the sidewalk to more business opportunities.
Thursday, July 17th 2014, 3:24 pm EDT
Thursday, July 17th 2014, 4:17 pm EDT
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Louisville's mayor addressed concerns about a new Walmart slated for construction in West Louisville.
The issue: negotiations about the design.
"There's been no indication that the project is in jeopardy," Mayor Greg Fischer said. "We are just trying to get them to move to an urban Walmart as much as they can."
Walmart currently plans to implement a suburban design for the store.
Those pushing for an urban design say they prefer it because it will be closer to the sidewalk, keeping the area more active and opening up opportunity for other street-side businesses.
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