LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Progress is being made to give a downtown hotel a new look.

WDRB got an inside look at some of the upgrades to the Louisville Marriott Downtown.

A new restaurant called The Porch is going into the lobby, serving up Kentucky comfort food. 

The marketing director said the new meeting space and about half of the lobby will be done by the end of August. 

Guest rooms are also getting a new look.

The total cost of the project is about $30 million and work is scheduled to be complete next year.

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