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The neighborhood of Algonquin is located in the heart of Jefferson County, in western Louisville. This residential neighborhood was established in the 1920s and is considered walkable.
It is located in ZIP code 40210. Its boundaries are Hill Street in the north, Bernheim Lane and Algonquin Parkway in the south, Cypress Street in the west, and the CSX Railroad tracks in the east.
There are numerous local restaurants and businesses within reach of Algonquin residents, and the exciting nightlife of downtown Louisville is mere minutes away. One of the best things about living in Algonquin is that residents never run out of things to do.
There are two popular local parks nearby. One is Algonquin Park, the neighborhood’s namesake, and the other is Samuel D. Jones Park. Frederick Law Olmstead, the legendary designer of Louisville’s original park system, designed beautiful Algonquin Park. Residents love coming there to swim in its public pool during the summer, shoot some hoops, play volleyball or tennis, catch a local game of baseball, or let their children loose on the playground.
Algonquin is just minutes from the University of Louisville. The university is a nationally acclaimed, state-funded research school. Its programs attract students from all over the world. Algonquin residents take pride in the university’s sports teams, particularly the highly regarded basketball team who made it to the Final Four of the NCAA championships in 2005.
Attractions close to the Algonquin community include Churchill Downs, home of the Kentucky Derby, and the Speed Art Museum, a world-famous museum founded 1927 and considered the oldest and largest museum in Kentucky. Visitors who want to view its impression collection will find that admission to the museum is free.