Can’t stand the sight of one more ambiguous watercolor? Good news: the hotel art scene is breaking free of mass-produced “abstract” art. On display at these hotels: video installations, visual odes to the Louisville Slugger, and portraits made out of 3,400 combs.
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Articles about Louisville
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Hotels in Louisville
Built in 1923 at the then-staggering cost of $4 million and just three miles from Churchill Downs, the Brown was a magnet for celebrities from the 1920’s to the 1950’s.
Restaurants in Louisville
Bistro and live jazz in a former saloon.
Things to do in Louisville
The Tour: A trek through the heart of factory operations where baseball's most famous bats are fashioned. To aid visitors, monitors show close-up shots of the work being done.