LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A former Louisville nightclub is being transformed into a coding center.

It's part of a city-wide effort to prepare people for jobs in the technology industry.

The former Icebreaker nightclub will serve as a hub for Code Louisville, Beech Technologies and other coding programs.

"When I scan the rest of country and what they're doing with their coding initiatives, Louisville is seen as leading the way in terms of community response to this gap that is nationally known with technologists," Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer said.

The University of Louisville, its foundation and the Nucleus Center, which fosters new business are all involved with the project.

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