The people of Louisville want some shopping and a grocery store on 4th Street


March 14, 2011 by Ashlee Clark Thompson

Louisville, I hear ya loud and clear.

Mega-bookstore chain Borders announced its bankruptcy and subsequent store closings a few weeks ago. One noticeable closing in Louisville is the chain’s Fourth Street Live location downtown.

So what should replace Borders?

According to a completely un-scientific poll on this blog, 46 percent of voters would like to see another retail store replace the soon-to-be-vacant Borders. Second place option, with 33 percent, was a grocery store. A local restaurant and a local coffee shop trailed behind with 10 percent and 9 percent of the vote respectively. And only one voter wants another club on Fourth Street Live.

3 thoughts on “The people of Louisville want some shopping and a grocery store on 4th Street

  1. Shawntaye says:

    I didn’t know Borders was closing! 😦

  2. Brad says:

    Target has an urban design they have put in several downtown locations. It is a smaller floor plan. What a win a targety would be at 4th Street.

  3. […] left by Borders at Fourth Street Live, according to the Courier-Journal. But in response to an Ashlee Eats poll, readers of this blog wanted another retail store or a grocery story to replace the bankrupt […]

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