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Time is not kind to historic Louisville clock in need of a home

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A clock that's a piece of Louisville history is having trouble standing the test of time. 

Crews are moving the iconic Louisville clock from 4th Street and Broadway into storage. It's to make way for the Kindred expansion.

Export Packaging and Machinery will store the clock. It's known for moving big items like the Statue of David on Main Street and the Louisville Slugger Bat. 

The city is still searching for a permanent home.  

"We have a couple of places we're inquiring about, but its very difficult to find a location that is ideally covered, if possible, that will hold a 40-by-26-foot structure," said Jack Newton, of the Louisville Downtown Partnership. "In addition, we are highly pressed to get it functioning again."

An eight-year restoration that cost more than $1 million has not been able to keep the clock running. 

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