LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Bluegrass Brewing Co. will reopen its S. 4
th
Street brewery and restaurant in the first floor of the new office building planned by Kindred Healthcare.


Kindred has a “verbal agreement” with BBC to “come back to the site” after the building that currently houses the brewery is torn down to make way for the 6-story office building, Bob Hafferman, Kindred's architect, told a downtown review panel Wednesday.


BBC owner Pat Hagan could not be immediately reached to confirm the plan.


As WDRB reported Feb. 5,
on the first floor and a secondary space (1,358 square feet) that could accommodate 78 people.


The other space will probably be rented to a coffee shop, Hafferman told the Downtown Development Review Overlay committee Wednesday.


The committee approved the Kindred plan despite
.


The plan involves demolishing the three buildings that surround the Barney Bright Clock at Theater Square.


Kindred has agreed to help the other current tenant, Yafa Café, relocate to a new space, Hafferman said without disclosing terms.

Kindred officials said in December that construction of the new building could begin this summer, and that it would take about two years.

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