Crescent Hill/Clifton

Enjoy the best of both worlds in Crescent Hill/Clifton, a peaceful residential neighborhood just east of Downtown Louisville. Featuring tree lined streets, historic homes, and locally owned businesses, this family friendly neighborhood is a real charmer!

Key Features

Small Community Vibes: It’s easy to support small business in Crescent Hill/Clifton, home to a variety of locally owned artisan boutiques, cafés, and restaurants. Shop sustainably in quirky vintage shops, or stroll down quaint Frankfort Avenue for a quick bite. Just outside the big city, this walkable neighborhood has that classic small town feel.

Crescent Hill Reservoir: Seeking some fresh air? Crescent Hill Reservoir, a tourist attraction since its construction in 1879, is loved by walkers and runners for its peaceful waterfront views. Go for a jog or take a historic tour of the Gothic gatehouse and surrounding grounds.

Nest Picks

Frankfort Avenue Trolley Hop

TGIF: On the final Friday of every month, thousands flock to Frankfort Avenue to partake in free trolley rides to local shops, restaurants, and galleries. Participating businesses come together to provide the ultimate experience, offering discounts, complimentary refreshments, and live entertainment.

St. Joseph Children's Home Picnic

Grill hamburgers for a good cause! Held annually for more than 170 years, this fundraising event is a Louisville institution. Every August, the community gathers to share delicious food, play games, and volunteer. All proceeds support children in need.

Hillcrest Avenue

Hillcrest Avenue, also known as “Halloween Street,” takes spooky holiday spirit to a whole new level. Residents transform the neighborhood into scary central, welcoming thousands each October to enjoy the ghoulish decorations.

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