Butchertown is a neighborhood in Louisville, Kentucky.
There is a broad selection of green spaces in Butchertown. There are a few green spaces nearby for residents to explore, including Thruston Park, and they are very well-situated, which makes it easy to access them. Lastly, this part of the city is relatively quiet, thanks to the presence of very few people out and about on the streets, although those who are near the railway line, Interstate 71 or Interstate 64 may experience higher levels of noise.
In Butchertown, about 40% of buildings are single detached homes, whereas the rest are mainly small apartment buildings and duplexes. This part of the city also has quite a good selection of unit sizes; it is quite easy to find properties ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 55% of the population of this neighborhood own their home while the rest are renters. This neighborhood experienced its main housing boom before the 1960s, so most of the available properties are from this time period.
It is generally an option for house buyers in this part of Louisville to purchase their groceries by walking. In addition, those who like to dine in restaurants will have a good number of opportunities, and a small selection of cafes is available as well. In terms of education, in Butchertown, locals will often be able to get to both primary and secondary schools by walking.
Driving is usually the favored way to navigate this area. The city block layout is quite conducive to driving, and coming across a parking spot is quite easy. In contrast, getting around by public transit is difficult in Butchertown. Thankfully, home owners have access to a few bus lines, and most houses are near a bus stop. Walking in Butchertown is not very popular, even though meeting daily needs is easy on foot.