1812 West Muhammad Ali Boulevard (House), Louisville, Jefferson County, KY
Significance: 1812 West Muhammed Ali Boulevard is significant within the context of the Russell National District which was listed in 1980. This structure is typical of shotgun houses that were built throughout this particular neighborhood (as well as throughout Louisville) during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Houses with this floor plan were routinely built for the common man as worker housing. A variety of architectural ornamentation reflecting popular Victorian era styles were often applied to shotgun houses. The Italianate was among the styles most commonly used in the Russell District.
Survey number: HABS KY-231
Building/structure dates: ca. 1869 Initial Construction